Man and wife travelling in Chumbi valley

Man and wife travelling in Chumbi valley

1998.285.658 (Lantern Slide)

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Key Information


Sir Charles Bell or Rabden?


Sir Charles Bell

Date of Photo



Tsangpo Valley Region > Chaksam

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 81 mm

Man and woman travelling on horseback in the Chumbi Valley; seen seated on horses on a path with valley in background

Further Information

Photographic Process

Lantern Slide

Date Acquired

Donated 1983

Donated by

St Antony's College, Oxford


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] XXV. [Subject of Chapter] Travelling [Subject of Illustration] P.206 (l) Man and wife travelling in the Chumbi Valley. [Remarks] L.121."

Technical Information - The negative from which this lantern slide was made is not in the PRM Collection. [MS 24/8/2004]

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past and Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.12:"Trader and his wife on a journey."

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Man and wife travelling in Chumbi valley" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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