Main gate of Norbu Lingka

Main gate of Norbu Lingka

1998.285.445 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Lt Col R. S. Kennedy? Willoughby Patrick Rosemeyer?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

1920-1921 or 1922?


Lhasa > Norbu Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

82 x 135mm

Road leading to the main gate of the Jewel Park or Norbu Lingka, the summer residence of the Dalai Lama. Three people walking towards camera.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative glass plate gelatin , Copy Negative

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St. Antony's College, Oxford

Copy difference

Copy Neg


Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21?

Photo also owned by

Sir Charles Bell; Royal Central Asiatic Society

Revised Photographer

Not Bell. Kennedy? Rosemeyer?

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Related Collections

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Main gate of Norbu Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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