1998.285.635 (Lantern Slide)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa > Jokhang > Council Chamber
81 x 81 mm
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
'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] 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: The negative from which this lantern slide was made is not in the PRM Collection [MS 20/8/2004]
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 23 May. 2015 <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.635.html>.
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