Part of National Museums Liverpool
The Charles Bell Tibet collection of nearly 200 objects and photo albums is an important archive of the Anglo-Tibetan encounter of the early 20th century.
Currently on display in World Cultures, Level 3, World Museum
It’s a little known fact that Liverpool has one of the world’s great Tibet collections.
Author: Bell, Charles Alfred
Description: A typed object catalogue from Bell's handwritten notes on a wide variety of objects from his personal collection. This information often contains, the date he obtained an object, its provenance (including where and who he acquired from) and the person responsible for giving him the information. The process of writing the inventory began in December 1912 and continued until the late 1930s.
Author: Tankard, Elaine
Publisher: Liverpool Public Museums
Description: Introductory essay and catalogue entries, in themes, for the 1953 exhibition; 'Tibet', held at the Walker Art Gallery.
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