1998.285.292 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
120 x 163 mm
Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
'Portrait of the Dalai Lama', Sir Charles Bell, London: Collins, 1946 [view list of illustrations]
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] L. [Subject of Chapter] Lhasa [Subject of Illustration] H.266 (am) A street in Lhasa. Prayer pole in background. Round top of this are wound white strips of cotton inscribed with prayers which are put up at Monlam and must last till next Monlam."
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Portrait of the Dalai Lama', Bell, C. A., London: Collins, 1946, facing p.288:"A street in Lhasa."
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Street in Lhasa showing prayer pole" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.292.html>.
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