Nordzin Gangsang mountain near Ralung

Nordzin Gangsang mountain near Ralung

1998.285.43.2 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Gyantse Region > Karo La > Nordzin Gangsang >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

Nordzin Gangsang mountain from where the stream joins the plain above Ralung and showing the main path through this area.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Lantern Slide

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford.


Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21

Photo also owned by

Royal Central Asiatic Society

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] III. [Subject of Chapter] Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Climate, Rainfall and Trade Routes. [Subject of illustration] H 42 (p) Nochin Yang-sang, near Karo La. [Remarks] L.12 (D.L)"

Notes on print/mount - '9' has been marked on the surround in blue-black ink. This slide seems to have been used by Bell as slide 9 in a lantern lecture titled 'The Dalai Lama' [MS 19/8/2004]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: Bell travelled on this route in 1920-21 on his way to and from Lhasa [MS 21/9/2004]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nordzin Gangsang mountain near Ralung" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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