1998.285.339.1 (Glass negative)
Member of mission staff?
Sir Charles Bell
December 1920 or January 1921
Sir Charles Bell, Rabden Lepcha, Lieutenant Colonel Kennedy, David Macdonald, Tsendron Kusho, Palhese, Purbu
Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka
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
'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] LVIII. [Subject of Chapter] History after 1900 [Subject of Illustration] H.310 (c) Lhasa Mission Group. [where placed - book page] I,196. [Remarks] L.283 (Y in L)"
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past & Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.196:"The British Mission to Lhasa. Lt Col Kennedy is on my right (seated third from the left)"
Other Information - Dates: David Macdonald (second on the left from bell, facing) made an unofficial visit to Lhasa in December 1920 and was allowed to remain in the city for one month until he was asked to leave by the Tibetan Government [MS 23/02/2006]
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