1998.285.319 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
Buriat Lama, Postmaster General
120 x 163 mm
Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Image shortened at the top
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
'Tibet Past & Present', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1924 [view list of illustrations]
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] LII. [Subject of Chapter] Tribes to the North [Subject of Illustration] (j) Buriat Lama (right) and Tibetan Postmaster General. [Where placed - book page] I, 226. [Remarks] L.267"
Other Information - Related Images: Bell does not distinguish in his list of illustrations between 1998.285.218 and 1998.285.319 although they are different images. Both may be referenced by the caption for H.289 [MS 10/6/2004]
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past & Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.226:" 'And even Buriats (right) from distant Siberia' "
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Buriat Lama and Tibetan Postmaster General" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.319.html>.
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