1998.285.54.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?
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 List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] III. [Subject of Chapter] Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Climate, Rainfall and Trade Routes. [Subject of illustration] H.52 (ah) A September morning in Tibet"
Other Information - Dates: If taken in September 1921, this image may have been taken on the tour north of Lhasa to Reting that Bell and Kennedy undertook at the end of August and early - mid September. In his diary for this journey he comments on the snowfall that was starting to settle in this part of Tibet at this time [MS 22/9/2004]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mountain and settlement" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.54.1.html>.
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