Tibetan currency note

Tibetan currency note

1998.286.59.1 (Glass negative)

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Key Information

Photographer

Sir Charles Bell or Rabden?

Collection

Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

1901-1921

Accession number

1998.286.59.1

Image Dimensions

78 x 103

Tibetan currency note for 50 tangkas with figure of lion in centre, red seal on left and black seal on the right.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative Quarter Plate

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford

Copy difference

Lantern Notches on right side

Expedition

Sir Charles Bell

Previous Catologue Number

Q.51

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number

BL.Q.51a

Related Collections

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

Published

'Tibet Past & Present', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1924 [view list of illustrations]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XIV. [Subject of Chapter] Currency. [Subject of Illustration] Q51. (d) Tibetan currency note for 50 tangkas with figure of lion in centre, red seal on left and black seal on the right. [where placed - book page] I, 204. [Remarks] L.67"

Contemporary Publication -


Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past & Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.204:"A currency note"

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tibetan currency note" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. Accessed 22 Aug. 2014 <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.59.1.html>.

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