Councillors in Council Chamber, Lhasa

Councillors in Council Chamber, Lhasa

1998.285.635 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information

Photographer

Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?

Collection

Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

1920-1921

Region

Lhasa > Jokhang > Council Chamber

Accession number

1998.285.635

Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

The Councillors in the Council Chamber at Lhasa, adjoining the Jokhang. Four men sitting in the corner of a room near a window, small piles of documents around, wth wooden boxes and other storage vessels. Rear wall is covered with writing; men wear official dress; painted wall hangings on rear wall

Further Information

Photographic Process

Lantern Slide

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford.

Expedition

Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21

Photo also owned by

Royal Central Asiatic Society

Previous Catologue Number

L.53

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number

BL.H.87

Published

'Tibet Past & Present', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1924 [view list of illustrations]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] VII. [Subject of Chapter] The Regent and Central Government. [Subject of illustration] P.73 (d) The Councillors in the Council Chamber at Lhasa, adjoining the Tsuk La-kang. [Where placed - book page] I, 197. [Remarks] See I 16d. L.53 (D.L.) [Lantern slide 53]"

Technical Information - This lantern slide was made by projecting a negative image through an enlarger [MS 20/8/2004]

Other Information - Related Images


Other Information - Related Images: The negative from which this lantern slide was made is not in the PRM Collection [MS 20/8/2004]

Contemporary Publication -


Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past & Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.197:"The Tibetan Council, one priest (left) and three laymen, in the Council Chamber"

Notes on print/mount - '37' has been marked on the surround in blue-black ink. This slide seems to have been used by Bell as slide 37 in a lantern lecture titled 'The Dalai Lama' [MS 10/9/2004]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Councillors in Council Chamber, Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. Accessed 25 Oct. 2014 <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.635.html>.

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