1998.285.274.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?
Sir Charles Bell
Yamdrok Tso Region > Pede dzong
120 x 163 mm
Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XLVIX. [Subject of Chapter] From Darjeeling to Lhasa [Subject of Illustration] H.249 (j) Pede Dzong, near view."
Other Information - Dates: Bell travelled on this route in 1920-21 on his way to and from Lhasa, although he would have visited Pede on a number of occasions during his time in Tibet and at its borders and a precise dating of this image is not possible. [MS 21/9/2004]
Other Information - Location: Pede Dzong (dpal sde rdzong) is situated in Southern Tibet and on the main trade route from Sikkim to Lhasa. The dzong served as a fort and an administration centre for the district. [TS 18/7/2005]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pede dzong" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.274.1.html>.
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