Yamdrok Tso from the Khampa La

Yamdrok Tso from the Khampa La

1998.286.13 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Yamdrok Tso Region > Yamdrok Tso

Accession number


Yamdrok Tso, from below the Khampa La, looking south west

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative Quarter Plate

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford

Copy difference

Notches on right side


Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Related Collections

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

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] Q.15. (t) Yamdro Tso, from below the Khamba La, looking south-west."

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. "Yamdrok Tso from the Khampa La" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.13.html>.

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