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Tibetan girls, Xining, Qinghai Province. Zhuang Xueben, 1937 (Image courtesy of Zhuang Wenjun)

Zhuang Xueben, 1937 (Image courtesy of Zhuang Wenjun)

Amdo Officials, Labrang, Eastern Tibet, c.1930′s Newark Museum Archive – With Large Gau Amulet Boxes

Amdo Officials, Labrang, Eastern Tibet, Newark Museum Archive – With Large Gau Amulet Boxes

Tibet, Lhasa 1920 -21 Wealthy trader from Eastern Tibet (seated) with three servants standing behind him. The trader wears a double necklace of corals and onyx around his neck. Image is taken against a floral textile background suspended from the beams of a building. Carpet on floor.

Wealthy trader from Eastern Tibet with servants

Photographer: Rabden Lepcha?, Collection: Sir Charles Bell, Date of Photo: 1920-1921, Region: Lhasa, Tibetan silversmith in Lhasa  engravinga charm box, or ga’u, with his two children.

Photographer: Rabden Lepcha?, Collection: Sir Charles Bell, Date of Photo: 1920-1921, Region: Lhasa, Tibetan silversmith in Lhasa engravinga charm box, or ga’u, with his two children.

Expedition:  Sir Charles Bell’s Mission to Lhasa 1920-21,  Date of Photo:  April 17th 1921?, Named Person: Ragashar Family, Region: Lhasa, Ragashar House Ragashar, his brother (both seated), Ragashar’s wife standing next to Ragashar’s brother. Two male members of household standing behind.  Also two female members of the household, one wearing several ornaments.

Expedition: Sir Charles Bell’s Mission to Lhasa 1920-21, Date of Photo: April 17th 1921?, Named Person: Ragashar Family, Region: Lhasa, Ragashar House Ragashar, his brother (both seated), Ragashar’s wife standing next to Ragashar’s brother. Two male members of household standing behind. Also two female members of the household, one wearing several ornaments.

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