Inscription near Khangmar

Inscription near Khangmar

1998.285.206 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

October 31st 1921?


Khangmar Region

Accession number


Image Dimensions

120 x 163 mm

Sacred inscription on a hillside near Khangmar

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

Photo also owned by

Royal Central Asiatic Society

Previous Catologue Number

See H.180

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry for H.180: "[No. of chapter] XXXII to XXXIV. [Subject of Chapter] The Religion [Subject of Illustration] H180 (av) Sacred inscription on hillside, near Kang-mar. [Remarks] L.172". Bell does does not distinguish between images 1998.285.205 and 1998.285.206 and both may be referenced by the caption for H.180

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: Bell travelled close to Khangmar on his return journey from Lhasa at the end of October 1921 and this photograph may have been taken on that occasion [MS 09/02/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Inscription near Khangmar" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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