Boy monks from Palkor Chode Monastery

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1998.285.489 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Unknown photographer


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Gyantse > Palkhor Chode

Accession number


Large group of children. Boy monks from Palkor Chode Monastery

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

Photo also owned by

Sir Charles Bell; Royal Central Asiatic Society

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Related Collections

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections


'The People of Tibet', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928 [view list of illustrations]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XXII. [Subject of Chapter] The Children [Subject of Illustration] P.185 (gl) (a) Children dressed up for playing. Boy monks from Palkor Chode Monastery."

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The People of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928, facing p.214:" 'The Tibetan children do not lack amusement'. Boy monks dressed for playing". [PG 2/5/2003]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Boy monks from Palkor Chode Monastery " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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