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photograph - Slide 49. The Monastery of Rongbuk
  • Slide 49. The Monastery of Rongbuk
    Howard-Bury, Charles Kenneth, born 1883 - died 1963
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Slide 49. The Monastery of Rongbuk

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Tibet (photographed)

  • Date:

    1921 (photographed)
    1923-1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Howard-Bury, Charles Kenneth, born 1883 - died 1963 (photographer)
    Mallory, George Herbert Leigh, born 1886 - died 1924 (photographer)
    Wollaston, Sandy, born 1875 - died 1930 (photographer)

  • 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

  • Museum number:

    RPS.1646:20-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case MB2, shelf SH15, box XRG486

Physical description

Square piece of glass edged with black tape showing a photograph of some irregularly-shaped buildings with mountains to the side and in the background.

Place of Origin

Tibet (photographed)

Date

1921 (photographed)
1923-1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Howard-Bury, Charles Kenneth, born 1883 - died 1963 (photographer)
Mallory, George Herbert Leigh, born 1886 - died 1924 (photographer)
Wollaston, Sandy, born 1875 - died 1930 (photographer)

Marks and inscriptions

COPYRIGHT OF "THE MOUNT EVEREST COMMITTEE" / MAKERS: NEWTON & CO. LTD., 43, MUSEUM ST., LONDON, WC.1

Dimensions

Length: 8.2 cm Slide, Height: 8.2 cm Slide, Depth: 0.4 cm Slide

Descriptive line

Lantern slide, 'Slide 49. The Monastery of Rongbuk', Mount Everest expedition of 1921

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Magic lantern shows; Projected images

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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