1998.286.34.2 (Lantern Slide)
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa > Potala > Main Entrance
81 x 81 mm
St Antony's College, Oxford
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] V. [Subject of Chapter] The Dalai Lama [Subject of Illustration] Q.30 (m) Main entrance to Potala; the middle gate. [Where placed - book page] G.J. [Remarks] L. 42 (D.L.)"
Technical Information - This Lantern Slide was made by projecting the negative image through an enlarger [MS 20/8/2004]
Notes on print/mount - '22' has been written in blue ink. This slide seems to have been used by Bell as slide 22 in a lantern lecture titled 'The Dalai Lama' [MS 24/8/2004]
Other Information - Related Images: 1998.286.34(1&2) and 1998.286.313 at first appear to be identical images. However, under magnification they were clearly taken a few seconds apart as slight movement is seen in the postures of the people around the gateway [MS 06/03/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Potala main entrance " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.34.2.html>.
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