Tibetan book cover

Tibetan book cover

1998.286.203 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo


Accession number


Image Dimensions

78 x 103

Tibetan carved oblong bookcover placed on a table and 2 English books placed at either end

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative Quarter Plate , Copy Negative

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford

Copy difference

Copy Neg


Sir Charles 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] XL. [Subject of Chapter] The Language [Subject of Illustration] Q191 (g). Tibetan bookcover and 2 English books. [Where placed - book page] I, 152"

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past & Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.152:"A Tibetan book-cover in richly carved wood"

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tibetan book cover" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.286.203.html>.

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