Route to Yatung in winter

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1998.285.615 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Unknown photographer


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

Before 1924


Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung

Accession number


Image Dimensions

164 x 120 mm

Line of people and yaks walking up mountain trail to Yatung.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative glass plate gelatin

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford.


Sir Charles Bell

Photo also owned by

Royal Central Asiatic Society

Revised Photographer

Rosemeyer's? Kennedy's

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] III. [Subject of Chapter] Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Climate, Rainfall and Trade Routes [Subject of Illustration] P.30 (gl) (bo) Men and yaks clearing a road through the snow to Yatung"

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The People of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928, facing p.4 (top):"men and yaks clearing the road to the Chumbi Valley under deep snow."

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Route to Yatung in winter" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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