A young Kyang belonging to the Dalai Lama

A young Kyang belonging to the Dalai Lama

1998.285.681 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Lt Col R. S. Kennedy?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Lhasa > Norbu Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

A young Kyang at Lhasa belonging to the Dalai Lama

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

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Related Collections

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XLIII. [Subject of Chapter] The Fauna [Subject of Illustration] P.457 (o) Young Kyang at Lhasa belonging to the D[alai] L[ama]. [Remarks] L.221"

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The Religion of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1931, facing p.173:"Wild ass (kyang) in the Jewel Park."

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "A young Kyang belonging to the Dalai Lama" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.681.html>.

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