1998.285.36 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?
Sir Charles Bell
September 10th - 11th 1921
Lhasa Area > View from Dra Yerpa
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
Bell's List of Illustrations entry for H35: "[No. of chapter] III. [Subject of Chapter] Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Climate, Rainfall and Trade Routes. [Subject of illustration] Across Kyi chu valley from Tra Yer-pa Monastery. [Remarks] Telephoto"
Other Information - Related Images: This is the same landscape view as H35a. In Bell's List of Illustrations no division has been made between 35a and 35b [MS 13/5/2004]
Other Information - Setting: At the end of August and beginning of September 1921 Sir Charles Bell and Lt Col Robert Kennedy went on a tour of the country north of Lhasa to Reting monastery. They also visited Trayerpa monastery on this journey, where they stayed on the 10th and 11th September 1921 [See Bell's Diaries]. [MS 21/9/2004]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Kyichu Valley from Dra Yerpa Monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.36.html>.
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