Spectators watching Gallop behind the fort

Spectators watching Gallop behind the fort

1998.285.168 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

March 5th 1921


Lhasa > Lhalu

Accession number


Image Dimensions

120 x 163 mm

Tents of spectators at Dzonggyap shambe or 'The gallop behind the fort' gun and arrow shooting competition outside Lhasa. Tents and spectators can be seen in the middle distance.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford.


Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21

Photo also owned by

Royal Central Asiatic Society

Revised Photographer

Rabden Lepcha?

Previous Catologue Number

H. 145

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Spectators watching Gallop behind the fort" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.168.html>.

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