1998.286.220.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa > Norbu Lingka
78 x 103
Negative Quarter Plate
St Antony's College, Oxford
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections
'The People of Tibet', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928 [view list of illustrations]
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XLIII. [Subject of Chapter] The Fauna [Subject of Illustration] Q208 (x) A musk deer in Norbu Lingka. [Remarks] L.219 (D.L)"
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The People of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928, facing p.110:"Musk deer in the Jewel Park, near Lhasa." [MS 10/9/2004]
Other Information - Cultural Background: Bell's Diary entry for 22nd June 1921:" Musk is one of the most valuable products of Tibet. It is a secretion in the navel of the musk-deer ( la ), a very small deer (photo)." [Diary Vol. XI, p.18]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Musk deer in Norbu Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.220.1.html>.
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