Mules laden with wool

Mules laden with wool

1998.285.646 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden his assistant


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Chumbi Valley Region

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

Mules carrying wool; buildings with eaved roofs seen in the background

Further Information

Photographic Process

Lantern Slide

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St. Antony's College, Oxford


Sir Charles Bell

Photo also owned by

Sir Charles Bell; Royal Central Asiatic Society

Revised Photographer

Not Bell?

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Related Collections

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections


'Tibet Past & Present', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1924 [view list of illustrations]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XIX. [Subject of Chapter] The Traders [Subject of Illustration] P.144 (g) Mules laden with wool. [Where placed - book page] I,19. [Remarks] See I, 4e. L.86"

Technical Information - The negative from which this lantern slide was made is not on the PRM collection [MS 23/8/2004]

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past & Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.19: "Mules carrying wool in the Chumbi Valley"

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mules laden with wool" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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