1998.285.280.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
May 18th 1921?
Lhasa > Norbu Lingka > Lukhang
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] L. [Subject of Chapter] Lhasa [Subject of Illustration] H.256 (t) Entrance to above pavilion [ie: Dalai Lama's pavilion in Norbu Lingka]. [Remarks] L.238"
Other Information - Dates: This photograph may have been taken on May 18th 1921, when Bell was given a special invitation by the Dalai Lama to enter the inner enclosure of the Norbu Lingka to see the gardens and the progress of the seedlings that he had brought as a present for the Dalai Lama from the Government of India [Bell's Diary Vol. X, pp. 59-60] [MS 20/02/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dalai Lama's pavilion in Norbu Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.280.1.html>.
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