Lhasa from Chakpori

Lhasa from Chakpori

1998.285.298 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

June 1921


Lhasa > View from Chakpori

Accession number


Image Dimensions

120 x 163 mm

Lhasa in June. Taken from half-way up Chakpori hill, above Pargo Kaling gateway. Vegetation and park in foreground; Lhasa in 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

Previous Catologue Number

See H.270

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] L. [Subject of Chapter] Lhasa [Subject of Illustration] H.270 (at) Lhasa in June. Taken from half-way up the slopes of Chakpori above the Pargo Kaling gateway."

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Bell does not distinguish between 1998.285.297 and 1998.285.298 in his list of illustrations and both images may be referenced by the caption for H.270

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Lhasa from Chakpori" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.298.html>.

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