Bell Album 5 - Bhutan



A leather bound photographic album decorated with gold embossed patterning. A series of images tracing Bell's 1910 tour of Bhutan and the treaty signing between British India and Bhutan. These are large A3 size images. Contents as follows: Page 1. Chu-ka bridge Page 2. Chu-ka Jong Page 3. Camp at Chu-ka Page 4. Pu-na-ka Jong Page 5. Pu-na-ka Jong Page 6. Pu-na-ka Jong Page 7. Pu-na-ka Jong Page 8. Camp at Pu-na-ka Page 9. Maharaja and Council in 1910 Page 10. Maharaja, Council and self in 1910 Page 11. Maharaja and Council in 1906 Page 12. High Priest with group of musicians and dancers Page 13. Wang-dü Po-tang Jong Page 14. Wang-dü Po-trang Jong Page 15. Nor-bu-gang, above Pu-na-ka Page 16. Page 17. Courtyard in Tassisudon Jong Page 18. Tassisudon Jong Page 19. Tassisudon Jong Page 20. Tassisudon Jong Page 21. The Tim Valley (Rydak) below Tassisudon Page 22. Si-mu village in the Tim valley Page 23. Sim-to-ka Jong Page 24. Camp at Pi-me-tang Page 25. Camp at Paro Page 26. Paro Jong Page 27. Paro Penlip's private house Page 28. Druk-gye Jong Page 29. Druk-gye Jong Page 30. Band of Druk-gye Jongpen Page 31. The "Tiger's Lair" monastery (Paro ta-tsang) Page 32. Tim-bu Zimpön Page 33. Men in Paro Penlop's bodyguard Page 34. Paro Penlop's band Page 35. On march in the Paro valley Page 36. Crossing Lo-me pass in mist Page 37. Track below Dung-ne Page 38. Bridge over Dung-chu Page 39. The Deb Raja Page 40. The Ha Valley Page 41. no caption [aristocratic house in Ha valley] Page 42. The Maharaja's orderlies at their evening meal Page 43. Courtyard in the Maharaja's palace