Bell's Ache Lhamo at Tsetrung Lingka

Bell's Ache Lhamo at Tsetrung Lingka

1998.285.518 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Lt Col R. S. Kennedy?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

August 12th-15th 1921


Lhasa > Tsetrung Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

138 x 88 mm

A crowd of seated people around an opening which is covered by an applique tent. Performance in progress. Bell's ache lhamo which he hosted in August 1921. It was performed at the Tsetrung Lingka, which was the most popular park with givernment officials

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. Rabden? Norbhu? Laden La? Kennedy?

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Related Collections

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Bell's Ache Lhamo at Tsetrung Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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