Matching Items (119)
ContributorsLiddle, Samuel (Composer) / Liddle, Faith (Lyricist) / Boosey & Co. (Publisher)
Created1923
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ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
Description

The Chicago Daily News "expedition" to Lhasa, crossing the Nyapso-la (16,400 foot pass).

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ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
Description

On the trail to Lhasa holy monuments line the way. This chorten forms a arch over the trail.

ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
Description

G70. A yak-skin boat on the upper Brahmaputra River, central Tibet.

G72. Looking down the length of our boat on the journey down the Brahmaputra River.

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ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
Description

A Tibetan monk on pilgrimage. He carries a spear.

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ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
Description

Archway of stones and prayer flags over the 16,400 foot pass of Kharo-la, on road to Lhasa.

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ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
Description

There is not much machinery in Tibet, and when it is brought in, it has to be carried over the passes, in pieces. Here is a part of a small machine for pressing mustard seeds (for oil). The inevitable prayer flag adorns the load.

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ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
Description

A caravan crossing the Nyapso-la (pass) on route to China (Central Tibet).

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ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
DescriptionThe Yamdrok Lake (more than 14,000 feet above sea level), with the castled town of Pedi on its shore.
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ContributorsSteele, A.T. (Photographer)
Created1944
Description

Skirting the northern rampart of the Himalayas, on the trail to Lhasa, in Tibet.