1998.286.260.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
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
'Portrait of the Dalai Lama', Sir Charles Bell, London: Collins, 1946 [view list of illustrations]
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] LII. [Subject of Chapter] Tribes to the North [Subject of Illustration] Q249 (c) Horpa and his wife. [Remarks] L.264."
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Portrait of the Dalai Lama', Bell, C. A., London: Collins, 1946, facing p.17 (top):"Nomad grazier and his wife."
Other Information - Dates: A date of February-March 1921 has been suggesting for this photograph as it was most common to see Horpa people on pilgrimage to Lhasa during this time, which coincided with the New Year ceremonies [MS 06/03/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Horpa man and his wife" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.260.1.html>.
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