1998.285.77 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa > Potala (from south) >
120 x 163 mm
Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Intensifier Shortened image
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
'Tibet Past & Present', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1924 [view list of illustrations]
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry for H.69: "[No. of chapter] V. [Subject of Chapter] Dalai Lama. [Subject of illustration] H.69 (e) Potala with Edict Pillar in middle distance. [Where placed - book page] I, 3. [Remarks] L.39 (D.L) [Lantern slide 39]"
Other Information - Related Images: Bell does not distinguish in his list of illustrations between H.69a and H.69b (1998.285.76 and 1998.275.77). The images differ most obviously in the fact that 1998.285.76 shows people on the bridge. [MS 14/5/2004]
In Negative - There is evidence of black tape and/or other mounts having been stuck onto the negative glass plate [MS 30/6/2004]
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past & Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.3:"The Potala (the Dalai Lama's Palace at Lhasa) From the south, with a pillar of record (see App. II) in the middle distance" [MS 7/9/2004]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Potala and Sho Doring" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.77.html>.
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