Assembly Hall at Sera

Assembly Hall at Sera

1998.286.309 (Glass negative)

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Key Information


Rabden Lepcha?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Lhasa Area > Sera

Accession number


Image Dimensions

78 x 103

The Assembly Hall in the Sera Che college at Sera Monastery

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative Quarter Plate

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford

Copy difference



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] XXXII [Subject of Chapter] The Religion [Subject of Illustration] Q160 (ba). The Assembly Hall in the "Sera Che" College at Sera. [Remarks] L.175"

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Bell does not distinguish in his List of Illustrations between 1998.286.175.1 & 1998.286.309 and both may be referenced by his caption for Q.160. The differences in these images are very difficult to distinguish by casual observation but both of the negatives appear to be originals, not copy negatives [MS 11/8/2004]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Assembly Hall at Sera" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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