Wedding group

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1998.285.508.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Unknown photographer


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo


Accession number


Image Dimensions

137 x 80mm

Group of people, including bride and groom at the centre, seated, in ceremonial dress posing for photograph at a wedding ceremony

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

Date Acquired

Donated in 1983

Donated by

St. Antony’s College, Oxford

Copy difference



Sir Charles Bell

Photo also owned by

The Royal Central Asiatic Society

Revised Photographer

Not Bell? Kennedy or Rosemeyer?

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


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'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] XXXI. [Subject of Chapter] Weddings and Funerals. [Subject of illustration] P.313 [linked with Q279-146] (c) A wedding party. Left to right, front row: bridegroom’s assistant (mak-pe rok-pa), bridegroom, bride, bride’s assistant. The last is a servant who attends the bride after marriage. [Remarks] L.159"

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The People of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928, facing p.182:"A wedding group. Left to right, seated, bridegroom's assistant, bridegroom, bride, bride's assistant. The last is a servant who attends the bride after marriage." [MS 10/9/2004]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Wedding group" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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