1998.285.437 (Glass negative)
Johnston and Hoffmann
Sir Charles Bell
Sir Charles Bell, Derge Se, Maharaja of Sikkim, 13th Dalai Lama, Shatra Lonchen, Shokhang Lochen, Trekang Lonchen, Kunsangtse
West Bengal > Calcutta > Hastings House
120 x 163 mm
Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate
St. Antony's College, Oxford
Sir Charles Bell
Sir Charles Bell; Royal Central Asiatic Society
British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections
'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] V. [Subject of Chapter] The Dalai Lama [Subject of Illustration] H.408-83 (ba) Group taken at Hastings House, Calcutta in 1910. Seated left to right, Der-ge Se, Maharaj-Kumar Sidkeong Trul-ku of Sikkim, author, Dalai Lama, Lonchen Sha-tra, Lonchen Sho-kang, Lonchen Tre-kang, Shap-pe Kun-sang-tse. [Remarks] Johnston and Hoffmann's"
Other Information - Photographer: Johnston and Hoffman was a commercial photographic firm active in India between 1870 and 1918. [Information from Cambridge University Library RCS Photograph Project web site] [MS 28/6/2004]
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Portrait of the Dalai Lama', Bell, C. A., London: Collins, 1946, facing p.112:"At Hastings House, Calcutta, in 1910."
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "13th Dalai Lama, Bell and officials in Calcutta, 1910" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.437.html>.
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