1998.285.365.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
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 hand-written List of Illustrations entry for H.335 (nb: this is different to the caption for H.335 that appears in his section on 'The Religion', which is incorrectly annotated): "[No. of chapter] LXI. [Subject of Chapter] Monasteries and Monks [Subject of Illustration] H.335 (m) Group of monks. [Remarks] L.285"
Other Information - People: Only the three men holding rosaries are likely to be Gelukpa monks. They could be from the Namgyal monastery within the Potala or from one of the major monastic centres around Lhasa, such as Sera or Drepung [CH, 03/04/2000]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Group of young monks" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.365.1.html>.
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