British Photography in Tibet

An amazing resource for the study of Tibet

Rachel Rowe,  is Librarian of the Centre of South Asian Studies and the Royal Commonwealth Society collections in the University of Cambridge Library.  Rachel recently discovered an amazing resource for the study of Tibet and reviews here some of the links and content available. The Tibet Album : British photography in Central Tibet, 1920-1950 provides online access to over 6000 digital images of Tibet, together with biographical information on the photographers, maps and access to the collection by date and place. The original photographs are held in the Pitt Rivers Museum (Oxford) and the British Museum (London) and digitisation project was supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/ Tibetan musician     (Cambridge University Library, Y3039A/55)   The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at Cambridge University holds the Frederick Williamson Collection.  Frederick Williamson was...