Pulpit in Ganden Monastery

Pulpit in Ganden Monastery

1998.285.222 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

April 15th 1921


Lhasa Area > Ganden

Accession number


Image Dimensions

120 x 163 mm

Pulpit in Ganden Monastery from which the Dalai Lama preaches to the monks in the courtyard below. Behind him is a large picture of Tsongkhapa in centre, with his two chief disciples below him and white Drolma in the upper corners. The roof is carved woodwork and the yak hair curtain has been drawn up to enable a photograph to be taken

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

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For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pulpit in Ganden Monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.222.html>.

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