Jara Lingka near Lhasa

Jara Lingka near Lhasa

1998.286.207.2 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Lhasa > Jara Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

Man standing in front of two very old giant willows in the Jara Lingka, near Lhasa

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

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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] XLII. [Subject of Chapter] The Flora [Subject of Illustration] Q194 (h). Two giant willows in the Jara Lingka, near Lhasa. A pair of the largest willows in Lhasa and perhaps the largest in Central Tibet. They are very old. One has a girth of 25ft near the root and of 13ft at a distance of 8ft from the root after it has been divided into trunks. [Remarks] L.214"

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: The trees visible in 1998.286.208 and 1998.286.207.1&2 are both derived from the same root [MS 03/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Jara Lingka near Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.207.2.html>.

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