Entrance to Tsuk La Kang

Entrance to Tsuk La Kang

1998.286.125.2 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

Summer 1921


Lhasa > Jokhang

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

Entrance to Jokhang, Lhasa. Bell and Kennedy were able to view some of the ceremonies taking place here from the first storey window in the centre left of the image. Behind the yak curtain on the second storey is the verandah from which the Dalai Lama used to view proceedings. To the left is the weeping willow known as "Buddha's Hair".

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

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Entrance to Tsuk La Kang" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.125.2.html>.

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