About this object

A leather bound album of images mainly from Bell's visit to Shigatse and the Panchen Lama in 1906.
Captions as follows (uc) = uncaptioned:
Page 1 - Shigatse Jong / Landlords house between Gyantse and Shigatse
Page 2 - Tibetan gentleman's house on road between Shigatse and Gyantse / The Phala Mansion at Dongtse
Page 3 - Mountain by the Rhone Lake / Mountains across the Rhone lake near Dochen, Tibet
Page 4 - Chomio Chari mt from Dochen, Tibet / Chumalhari mts from the plain of Tuna
Page 5 - Chumalhari mts from the plain of Tuna / Dongtse Monastery in Nyang Chu valley
Page 6 - The Tashi Lhunpo monastery / Tse-chen monastery near Gyantse
Page 7 - The Tashi Lhunpo monastery / Norbu Kyung village on road between Shigatse and Gyantse
Page 8 - Nyang valley Valley of Happiness 14 miles above Gyantse / Reaping barley in the Chumbi valley
Page 9 - Tibetan cultivaters / Members of a robber tribe
Page 10 - Chomio Chari 'The mountain of the Supreme Goddess' from the Ogre Lake 17,500ft / Chomio Chari from the Ogre
Page 11 - Lhasa women
Page 12 - a corner of Shigatse market / Pavilion / The Buddha of Love
Page 13 - (uc) Bell in Gangtok Residency grounds
Page 14 - (uc) woman seated in front of residency / (uc) Gangtok Residency / (uc) Kennedy? seated in front of Residency / The Jelap Pass between Sikhim and Tibet
Page 15 - Part of Shigatse Jong and town / Shigatse Jong (two photographs)
Page 16 - Garden house at Shigatse of Tashi Lama's brother / Toko La Pass Tibetan mani cairn / a house in Kinchengong Chumbi valley
Page 17 - Market day at Shigatse / Beggars / a corner of Kinchengong, a village in Chumbi valley
Page 18 - Postman's hut Sikkim near Tibet frontier 18,000ft above sea level / Rounf Gantong, Sikkim / Small ake in Tibet below Jelap Pass / View from Jelap pass
Page 19 - Tashi Lama's snow leopard at Shigatse / Tashi Lama's bear
Page 20 - Gyantse, Tibet / Phari Jong
Page 21 - Ravine in north Sikkim / Head witch doctor of the Maharaja of Sikkim
Page 22 - Sim-to-ka Fat
Page 23 - Village in Bhutan
Page 24 - Cane bridge over the Teesta River / Chumbi Tibet
Page 25 - Gangtok Residency
Page 26 - (uc) Dzong of Wangli Phodrang, Bhutan ?
Page 27 - Camp in Bhutan
Page 28 - (uc) Two loose card backed photographs of Bell's children
Page 29 - Loose news clipping re: Panchen Lama
Page 30 - Three loose photographs of Sikkim orderliers and residency staff
Page 31 - Four loose images of Sikkim landscapes and workers

Object specifics

  • Type
    Photography
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]: Ü-Tsang: Shigatse
  • Date made
    1907 about
  • Materials
    Skin Leather; Paper Plant; Paper Cardboard
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Sir Charles Bell
  • Collector
    Charles Alfred Bell
  • Place collected
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]: Ü-Tsang: Shigatse
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    244 mm x 300 mm x 45 mm; 9 5/8 in x 11 13/16 in x 1 3/4 in
  • Related people
    Charles Alfred Bell (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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