Cavalry soldier on horse

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1998.285.74.2 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

February 6th 1921?


Lhasa >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

Cavalry soldier on horse in old style uniform.

Further Information



Photographic Process

Lantern Slide , Film negative

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford.


Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21

Photo also owned by

Royal Central Asiatic Society

Revised Photographer

Rabden Lepcha?

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] IV. [Subject of Chapter] History up to 1900. [Subject of illustration] H67 (v) An old time cavalry man. Diary IX, 24. [Remarks] L.35 (D.L.)"

Technical Information - This lantern slide has been made by projecting the negative image through an enlarger [MS 19/8/2004]

Notes on print/mount - '37' has been written 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 19/8/2004]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: This photograph appears to have been taken in the same setting as 1998.285.69 & 1998.285.70 "H.64 (r) Foot soldier, old style."

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Cavalry soldier on horse " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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