Picnic party at Stony Park in Lhasa

Picnic party at Stony Park in Lhasa

1998.285.171.2 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

May 5th 1921


Lhasa > 'Stony' Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

Picnic party in 'Stony Park' in Lhasa. After playing a dice game, sho, the picnic party takes lunch. Vessels seen on low tables inside the tent

Further Information


Eating and Drinking

Photographic Process

Lantern Slide

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


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XXVII. [Subject of Chapter] Amusements. [Subject of Illustration] H 148 (at) The same party as above [Q.118]. The game of dice is over, and they are lunching inside the tent. [Remarks] L.140"

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Same picnic party as seen in 1998.286.128.1 & 2 [MS 06/02/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Picnic party at Stony Park in Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.171.2.html>.

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