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Coronation 1965, the King & Queen

Coronation 1965, the King & Queen

Photograph shows the newly-crowned King Palden Thondup Namgyal and Queen Hope Cooke walking in procession, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim"... more

[Lamas playing cymbals during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Lamas playing cymbals during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

Queen Hope on throne at coronation

Queen Hope on throne at coronation

Title from item. Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN 0124. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13... more

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://www.loc.gov/tod... more

[King Palden Thondup Namgyal accepting scarves, including one scarf from Alice Kandell, at his coronation, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[King Palden Thondup Namgyal accepting scarves, including one scarf fr...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

Queen and son in Palace playground

Queen and son in Palace playground

Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://www.loc.gov/tod... more

[King and Queen of Sikkim and their daughter Hope Leezum watch birthday celebrations, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[King and Queen of Sikkim and their daughter Hope Leezum watch birthda...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Co... more

Sikkimese princess in ceremonial dress

Sikkimese princess in ceremonial dress

Photograph shows Princess Suang La, half-length portrait, seated facing front, wearing headress and necklace, Sikkim. Title from item. Label in color reference copye slide page: "Coronation, people at the Palac... more

King of Sikkim

King of Sikkim

Photograph shows Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, receiving white scarves as a sign of purity and an open heart on his birthday, from a Bhotia man, Gangtok, Sikkim.

King of Sikkim receives scarves, Sikkim

King of Sikkim receives scarves, Sikkim

Photograph shows Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, receiving white scarves as a sign of purity and an open heart on his birthday, from a Lepcha man, Gangtok, Sikkim.

[Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, and Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim, in brocaded dress, walking to the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) during the King's birthday celebration, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, and Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikk...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Co... more

[Royal procession for Chogyal's birthday, Royal Palace, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Royal procession for Chogyal's birthday, Royal Palace, Gangtok, Sikki...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

[Royal family looks on during coronation ceremony of Palden Thondup Namgyal and Hope Cooke, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Royal family looks on during coronation ceremony of Palden Thondup Na...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN-0124. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Con... more

[Man buying items from coffee and snack vendor in shop along a street, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Man buying items from coffee and snack vendor in shop along a street,...

Title devised by Library staff. On slide: "G-40". Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 124 (color reference copy)... more

Capitol City, Gangtok (State Bank, left)

Capitol City, Gangtok (State Bank, left)

Photograph shows buildings in the city of Gangtok, Sikkim from an elevated vantage point. Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of ... more

[Coronation ceremony of Palden Thondup Namgyal and Hope Cooke, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Coronation ceremony of Palden Thondup Namgyal and Hope Cooke, Gangtok...

Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN-0124. Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Con... more

[Nepalese band playing curved horns at coronation of the King of Sikkim]

[Nepalese band playing curved horns at coronation of the King of Sikki...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 200 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

Chiles & eggplant on sale at Gangtok Bazaar, Sikkim

Chiles & eggplant on sale at Gangtok Bazaar, Sikkim

Photograph shows woman at the Gangtok Bazaar, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 1... more

Recession

Recession

Photograph shows the newly crowned King and Queen of Sikkim after the coronation ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S... more

[Boys blowing gyalings in front of the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple), Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Boys blowing gyalings in front of the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

[Guests at the coronation of King Palden Thondup Namgyal, including Alice Kandell, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Guests at the coronation of King Palden Thondup Namgyal, including Al...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

King of Sikkim at home

King of Sikkim at home

Photograph shows Palden Thondrup Namgyal, Chogyal of Sikkim, half-length portrait, facing front, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. A... more

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://www.loc.gov/tod... more

Nepali girls, coronation time. Tse Ten Tashi studio, photo in window, Hope's husb[and]

Nepali girls, coronation time. Tse Ten Tashi studio, photo in window, ...

Photograph shows three young Nepalese women standing in front of Tse Ten Tashi's photograph studio, where a photograph of the King of Sikkim (Palden Thondup Namgyal) and Queen Hope Cooke is displayed in the win... more

Palace Guards

Palace Guards

Photograph shows palace guards playing drums during the coronation ceremonies for Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikk... more

Royal baby playing with Queen Mother during ceremony

Royal baby playing with Queen Mother during ceremony

Photograph shows Prince Palden Gyumed Namgyal with his grandmother at the coronation of his father, King Palden Thondup Namgyal, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of th... more

The King & Queen attend a ceremony in the Palace, swearing in a new cabinet minister. A holy lama summons the dieties [i.e., deities]

The King & Queen attend a ceremony in the Palace, swearing in a new ca...

Photograph shows King Palden Thondup Namgyal and Queen Hope Cooke at a swearing-in ceremony for a new minister of education, with a lama and his consort, at the palace in Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Capti... more

[Princess, sister of the King of Sikkim, standing on right, in traditional royal dress, during coronation of King, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Princess, sister of the King of Sikkim, standing on right, in traditi...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

Gangtok

Gangtok

Photograph shows crowd gathered in downtown Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no... more

[Masked Black Hat dancer at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Masked Black Hat dancer at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

[Looking toward downtown Gangtok, the Capital of Sikkim]

[Looking toward downtown Gangtok, the Capital of Sikkim]

Photograph shows two women walking down a steep path toward the streets of downtown Gangtok filled with cars and people. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim ... more

[Smiling schoolchildren in Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Smiling schoolchildren in Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Related photograph published in : Sikkim; the hidden kingdom / text and photos. by Alice Kandell. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1971, p. 42. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell ... more

[Dragon head carvings above the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) door, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Dragon head carvings above the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple...

Title devised by Library staff from information on similar slide: LC-KAN05-3055. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg.... more

Coronation 1965, the King on throne

Coronation 1965, the King on throne

Photograph shows King Palden Thondup Namgyal at his coronation, Gangtok, Sikkim.

Sikkim, Gangtok, early Buddhist scrip[t] written on palm leave[s]

Sikkim, Gangtok, early Buddhist scrip[t] written on palm leave[s]

Photograph shows palm leaves with Devanagari and Bengali script, on exhibit at the Namgyal Tibetology Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Caption below palm leaves: "Indian MSS 4 Medieval Devanagari & ... more

Silversmith hand carves gold necklace

Silversmith hand carves gold necklace

Photograph shows a Gangtok jeweler, Sanubai, crafting a necklace, Sikkim. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell... more

[Princess, sister of the King, with a coronation guest, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Princess, sister of the King, with a coronation guest, Gangtok, Sikki...

Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN-0115. Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Con... more

[Altar with butter lamps, butter paste offerings (torma) and images to be burned at the end of New Year's ceremony in the palace monastery, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Altar with butter lamps, butter paste offerings (torma) and images to...

Category label: "Prior to ceremony, prayers in monastery." Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14... more

Prince Wangchuk in front of chapel

Prince Wangchuk in front of chapel

Photograph shows Prince Wangchuk Namgyal, on horseback, in front of the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple), Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photog... more

[Ceremonial warrior dance at New Year's event, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Ceremonial warrior dance at New Year's event, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

Sikkimese Nepali women with jewellry i.e. jewelry

Sikkimese Nepali women with jewellry i.e. jewelry

Photograph shows Nepalese women selling jewelry at bazaar, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Label on slide page: "Gangtok: Nepali jewelry at Bazaar." Date from related slide: LC-KAN05-2974. Forms part of: Dr. ... more

[Performers at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Performers at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

Sikkim, oversized melons and fruit grow

Sikkim, oversized melons and fruit grow

Photograph shows melons and fruits at the Gangtok Bazaar. Title from item. Date and location from related slide: LC-KAN05-2899. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alic... more

Ceremonial masked lama dancer

Ceremonial masked lama dancer

Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://www.loc.gov/tod... more

[Masked dancer during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Masked dancer during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

[Deity and skeleton masks, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Deity and skeleton masks, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Location from information on related slide: LC-KAN-0712. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN-0090. Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikki... more

[Masks of different deities, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Masks of different deities, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Location from information on slide: LC-KAN-0712. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN-0090. Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by D... more

[Lama ringing bell to begin New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Lama ringing bell to begin New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Related photograph published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. New York : Norton, 1971, p. 82-83, where image appears... more

[Man with foot treadle sewing machine and pile of quilts behind him, Gangtok Bazaar, Sikkim]

[Man with foot treadle sewing machine and pile of quilts behind him, G...

Title devised by Library staff. Label caption for color reference copy slide page: Gangtok: Bazaar. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented ... more

[Ceremonial dancers waiting for lamas to come out of the temple for New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Ceremonial dancers waiting for lamas to come out of the temple for Ne...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

Rug master supervises rug weaving

Rug master supervises rug weaving

Rug master supervising women weaving on looms at the Government Institute of Cottage Industries in Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr.... more

[High Lama and monks at Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) preparing for new year dances and ceremonies, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[High Lama and monks at Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) prepar...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

[Mahakala masked dancers entering the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Mahakala masked dancers entering the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Si...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

Market, Gangtok, Sikkim

Market, Gangtok, Sikkim

Title from item. Date from related slide: LC-KAN05-2926. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 128 (color referenc... more

[Head Black Hat Lama chanting during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Head Black Hat Lama chanting during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sik...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

[Palace guards leading the procession of men with horses? at the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Palace guards leading the procession of men with horses? at the New Y...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 029 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Lamas blowing horns at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Lamas blowing horns at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

Selling spices on leaves in Bazaar

Selling spices on leaves in Bazaar

Photograph shows spices at the bazaar, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 130... more

[School children lining up for the birthday parade in honor of Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[School children lining up for the birthday parade in honor of Palden ...

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

King reviews troops on his birthday, Sikkim

King reviews troops on his birthday, Sikkim

Photograph shows Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, standing next to soldier, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tou... more

King awards prizes, Sikkim

King awards prizes, Sikkim

Photograph shows a lama presenting Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim with a scroll on his birthday, as Queen of Sikkim looks on, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour o... more

Royal procession, King, Queen & court, Sikkim

Royal procession, King, Queen & court, Sikkim

Photograph shows Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, and Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim, in brocaded dress, walking to the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) for the King's birthday celebration, Gangtok, ... more

[Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple), Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple), Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

[Namgyal Tibetology Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Namgyal Tibetology Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Label on slide page: "Tibetology Institute." Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no.... more

King of Sikkim reviews troops, Sikkim

King of Sikkim reviews troops, Sikkim

Photograph shows Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, reviewing troops on his birthday, Gangtok, Sikkim. Title from item. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. Slide used for the presentation... more

[Birthday parade for King of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Birthday parade for King of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... more

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