1998.286.244.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa > Pargo Kaling
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] L. [Subject of Chapter] Lhasa [Subject of Illustration] Q233 (z) Pargo Kaling entrance gate to Lhasa from eastern (inside) direction. [Where placed - book page] G.J."
Other Information - Related Images: Bell does not distinguish between 1998.286.244.1 and 1998.286.244.2 in his List of Illustrations, even though they are slightly different images; both may be referenced by his caption for Q.233 [MS 13/8/2004]
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'A Year in Lhasa' in The Geographical Journal, February,1924, facing p.97:"Pargo Kaling". This piece was derived from a lecture given to the Royal Geographical Society in London on 3rd December 1923 [MS 10/9/2004]
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The People of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928, facing p.46:" Cho-tens at the entrance to Lhasa." [MS 10/9/2004]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pargo Kaling gate, Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.244.1.html>.
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