Nordzin Gangsang mountain near Ralung

Nordzin Gangsang mountain near Ralung

1998.285.52.1 (Glass negative)

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(Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Yamdrok Tso Region > Nordzin Gangsang

Accession number


Image Dimensions

120 x 163 mm

Nordzin Gangsang mountain from where the stream joins the plain above Ralung and showing the main path through this area.

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


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] III. [Subject of Chapter] Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Climate, Rainfall and Trade Routes. [Subject of illustration] H50 (af) Mt. Nochin Kangzang from where the stream joins the plain above Ra-lung. [Remarks] L.16 [lantern slide 16]"

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: Bell travelled on this route in 1920-21 on his way to and from Lhasa [MS 21/9/2004]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nordzin Gangsang mountain near Ralung" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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