Servants of Badu La, Gyantse

Servants of Badu La, Gyantse

1998.286.85 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Shigatse > Badu La's House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

78 x 103

Ten servants at Badu La's house, near Shigatse. Badu La was an official under the Tashi Lama.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative Quarter Plate , Copy Negative

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford

Copy difference

Copy Neg Varnish Intensifier


Sir Charles Bell

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Related Collections

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections


'The People of Tibet', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928 [view list of illustrations]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XXIII. [Subject of Chapter] The people [Subject of Illustration] Q76 (a) Servants at Badu La's house, near Gyantse. Badu La was an official under the Tashi Lama."

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The People of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928, facing p.41:"Household servants of a Ta-shi Lhun-po official." [MS 10/9/2004]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Servants of Badu La, Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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