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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F , Case MB2, Shelf SH15, Box XRG486

Slide 44. Abbot of Shekar Chote

Photograph
1921 (photographed), 1923-1925 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Square piece of glass edged with black tape showing a photograph of a man wearing ceremonial robes and a pointed had, seated on the floor at an ornate table. Behind hin stand three monks with shaved heads in Buddhist robes.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Brief Description
Lantern slide, 'Slide 44. Abbot of Shekar Chote', Mount Everest expedition of 1921
Physical Description
Square piece of glass edged with black tape showing a photograph of a man wearing ceremonial robes and a pointed had, seated on the floor at an ornate table. Behind hin stand three monks with shaved heads in Buddhist robes.
Dimensions
  • Slide length: 8.2cm
  • Slide height: 8.2cm
  • Slide depth: 0.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
COPYRIGHT OF "THE MOUNT EVEREST COMMITTEE" / MAKERS: NEWTON & CO. LTD., 37, KING ST., LONDON, WC.2
Credit line
The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Associated Object
Other Numbers
  • XRG486 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
  • 5586 - RPS identifier - inventory no.
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.1646:17-2017

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record createdJuly 26, 2017
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