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Making hand-knotted wool rugs with dragon motif, the popular design in Sikkim. Rugs are sold at Lord & Taylor, New York

Making hand-knotted wool rugs with dragon motif, the popular design in...

Photograph shows two women weaving at a loom, Sikkim. Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title from accompanying caption supplied by the photographer. "© Alice Kandell-'71" handwritten on back... More

At home, mother cooks dinner at the hearth made from 3 stones

At home, mother cooks dinner at the hearth made from 3 stones

Photograph shows a Kiranti woman with two children cooking at the hearth in her house, Sikkim. Title from item. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Ph... More

Lepcha farmer at home in a Lepcha tribe house, animals live downstairs, family upstairs

Lepcha farmer at home in a Lepcha tribe house, animals live downstairs...

Photograph shows Shinglay Lama standing outside his farmhouse with a goat, Singhik, Sikkim. Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection o... 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

[Drumbeats accompany prayers inside temple]

[Drumbeats accompany prayers inside temple]

Photograph shows monks, some with drums, praying in a temple, Sikkim. Title from: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. New York : Norton, 1971, p. 116-117. P... More

[Sikkimese Nepali girl]

[Sikkimese Nepali girl]

Photograph shows a Nepalese girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, smiling, wearing necklace, earrings and nose ornaments, in Sikkim. Title from: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kande... More

Sikkim, farm scene with haystack in for[e]ground and village in background. Rice fields are terraced mountains

Sikkim, farm scene with haystack in for[e]ground and village in backgr...

Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress).

[Young woman with a small child on her back, Sikkim]

[Young woman with a small child on her back, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

Family in Northern Sikkim relaxes by fireside / Alice Kandell.

Family in Northern Sikkim relaxes by fireside / Alice Kandell.

Photograph shows the Jorbu family (mother and children), sitting near the home's hearth, Lachung, Sikkim. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congr... More

[Kiranti family, posed in front of house, Sikkim]

[Kiranti family, posed in front of house, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

"Bhotia" villager in North Sikkim

"Bhotia" villager in North Sikkim

Photograph shows a man with a sack over his shoulder, standing in a snow covered landscape. Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title from accompanying caption supplied by the photographer. For... More

[High above Singhik, monks sound welcome at Tensung Gompa]

[High above Singhik, monks sound welcome at Tensung Gompa]

Photograph shows monks playing horns, drum and gong, standing next to building and prayer flags, Tensung monastery, Sikkim. Title from: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlott... More

Press for Sikkim's only independent newspaper, printer & publisher

Press for Sikkim's only independent newspaper, printer & publisher

Photograph shows two men, possibly the printer and publisher, working at a press, Sikkim. Title from item. On verso: Rapho Guillumette picture, 59 East 54th Street, New York, N.Y. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Ka... More

[Kiranti woman cooking at the hearth in her house, Sikkim]

[Kiranti woman cooking at the hearth in her house, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[Buddhist monks inside temple, Sikkim]

[Buddhist monks inside temple, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Ask AK

Lamas & prayer flags. Wind blows past the prayers and blesses the land as the wind passes

Lamas & prayer flags. Wind blows past the prayers and blesses the land...

Photograph shows monks and prayer flags at the edge of a mountain, Sikkim. Title from item. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library ... More

[Snow capped peaks of Mount Kānchenjunga, third highest mountain in the world]

[Snow capped peaks of Mount Kānchenjunga, third highest mountain in th...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

Reincarnation of a holy lama takes a break from his reading. He holds a prayer book covered in wood

Reincarnation of a holy lama takes a break from his reading. He holds ...

Photograph shows young boy holding prayer book, looking out from behind a curtain, Sikkim. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr.... More

[Woman, possibly a teacher, pointing to wall mural in front of group of children, Sikkim]

[Woman, possibly a teacher, pointing to wall mural in front of group o...

Title devised by Library staff. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[Buddhist ceremony inside temple, Sikkim]

[Buddhist ceremony inside temple, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Ask AK

Typical hearth in Sikkim. Wood for fire heats top level where mother pours water to boil, wood dries on rack above. Container at right stores water / Alice S. Kandell.

Typical hearth in Sikkim. Wood for fire heats top level where mother p...

Photograph shows a woman working at the hearth in her home, Sikkim. Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title from item. Photographer's stamp on back of print. "Camera, Mar 20 71-1" stamped on ... More

[Shinglay Lama turning giant prayer wheel]

[Shinglay Lama turning giant prayer wheel]

Title from: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. New York : Norton, 1971, p. 153. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell ... More

[Lamas blowing gyalings at temple door, Sikkim]

[Lamas blowing gyalings at temple door, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

Bhutia couple drinking millet beer from a straw on their house terrace in Western Sikkim

Bhutia couple drinking millet beer from a straw on their house terrace...

Title from item. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[Old Rumtek Monastery]

[Old Rumtek Monastery]

Photograph shows the exterior of the old Rumtek Monastery, Rumtek, Sikkim. Title from: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. New York : Norton, 1971, p. 124-1... 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

[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

[Portrait of a woman and man, possibly Nepalese, Sikkim]

[Portrait of a woman and man, possibly Nepalese, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Ask AK - Nepalese woman?

GCRP in Sikkim

GCRP in Sikkim

Photograph shows children seated at table outdoors, using "teaching machines" (record players and headphones), Sikkim. Title from item. Caption on related photograph (LOT 14032-6, no. 218): "Teaching machines u... More

Ancient art of weaving with self-supported back-strap loom. [...] This Sikkimese girl is weaving Lepcha tribal weave cloth worn as a dress

Ancient art of weaving with self-supported back-strap loom. [...] This...

Title from item. Caption continues from item: This type of weaving is found in some South American Indian tribes. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim ... More

[Woman carding wool at cottage industries, Sikkim]

[Woman carding wool at cottage industries, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[Final examination ceremony for lamas]

[Final examination ceremony for lamas]

Photograph shows several Buddhist monks, including children, seated on floor, watching a monk gesturing and moving, Sikkim. Title from: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlott... More

[Aerial view of village houses and fields with mountains in the background, Sikkim ]

[Aerial view of village houses and fields with mountains in the backgr...

Title devised by Library staff. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[Man squatting outdoors holding a basket with a religious offering (?), Sikkim]

[Man squatting outdoors holding a basket with a religious offering (?)...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

Bridge, North Sikkim near Tibet

Bridge, North Sikkim near Tibet

Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / pho... More

Lama and prayer wheel / Alice S. Kandell.

Lama and prayer wheel / Alice S. Kandell.

Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title from item. Photographer's stamp on back of print. "© Alice Kandell" written on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim ... More

[Portrait of photographer Alice Kandell, standing, half-length, with camera]

[Portrait of photographer Alice Kandell, standing, half-length, with c...

Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress).

Sikkim, ploughing rice terraces / Alice Kandell.

Sikkim, ploughing rice terraces / Alice Kandell.

Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Photographer's stamp on back of print. Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

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

[Unidentified building with prayer wheels, possibly a monastery, Sikkim]

[Unidentified building with prayer wheels, possibly a monastery, Sikki...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[Old Bhutia farmhouse]

[Old Bhutia farmhouse]

Photograph shows the exterior of a farmhouse built by Bhotia people with a stone foundation and thatched roof, Sikkim. Title from: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. ... More

[Aerial view of terraced fields, Sikkim]

[Aerial view of terraced fields, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010... More

Bhutia man from Lachung in North S[ikkim]. Long braid is typical [for] men

Bhutia man from Lachung in North S[ikkim]. Long braid is typical [for]...

Photograph shows a Bhotia man, half-length portrait, standing, facing front, holding hat, Sikkim. Title from item. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim... More

[Buddhist monks at Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim, monk on right is playing a lute]

[Buddhist monks at Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim, monk on right is playing ...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-0182. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2... More

[Nepalese family sitting outside on haystacks, Sikkim]

[Nepalese family sitting outside on haystacks, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-0035. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2... More