Ache Lhamo in Norbu Lingka

Ache Lhamo in Norbu Lingka

1998.286.141 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo

August 5th 1921


Lhasa > Norbu Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

78 x 103

Dalai Lama's Ache Lhamo performed at Norbu Lingka. On the roof in the background is the Dalai Lama's private stand with tent roof and wooden-latticed walls. In front of it, flowers in pots.

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 captions Q.131 incorrectly in his List of Illustrations. [MS 11/8/2004]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: In 1998.286.108 an actor has climbed to the top of the pole [MS 02/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Ache Lhamo in Norbu Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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