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HM the Gyalmo, HH Prince Palden, HH Princess Hope

HM the Gyalmo, HH Prince Palden, HH Princess Hope

Photograph shows Queen Hope Cooke with her children, Prince Palden and Princess Hope Leezum, Gangtok, Sikkim.

[Queen and Prince of Sikkim playing outdoors, Sikkim]

[Queen and Prince of Sikkim playing outdoors, 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

Princess Hope & Queen Hope in the palace, Sikkim

Princess Hope & Queen Hope in the palace, Sikkim

Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN05-0072. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg. no. 027 ... more

[Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim, seated, three-quarter length portrait, facing left]

[Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim, seated, three-quarter length portrait, f...

Title devised by Library staff. Date from related slide: LC-KAN05-072. 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

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).

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

[Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, the 16th Karmapa Lama, full-length portrait, seated, at Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim]

[Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, the 16th Karmapa Lama, full-length portrait, se...

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. 150 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Lamas spinning prayer wheels at old Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim]

[Lamas spinning prayer wheels at old Rumtek Monastery, 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

[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

[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).

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

Road building. Women laborers

Road building. Women laborers

Photograph shows a Nepalese woman road builder, seated on pile of rocks, Sikkim. Title from item. Date from related slide: LC-KAN05-2679. Label from color reference copy slide page: "Nepali road builders." Form... more

Khentse Rinpoche [i.e., Jamyang Khyentse]

Khentse Rinpoche [i.e., Jamyang Khyentse]

Photograph shows Jamyang Khyentse (Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche), a young lama, seated behind a table, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr... more

Karmapa Lama, religious leader of Sikkim

Karmapa Lama, religious leader of Sikkim

Photograph shows the sixteenth Karmapa Lama, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje (1924-1981). Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Lib... more

[Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, the 16th Karmapa Lama, seated, with a monk, at Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim]

[Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, the 16th Karmapa Lama, seated, with a monk, at ...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg. no. 002 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Nepalese woman road builder, half-length portrait, standing, facing front, Sikkim]

[Nepalese woman road builder, half-length portrait, standing, facing f...

Title devised by Library staff. Label from color reference copy slide page: "Nepali road builders." Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented ... more

[Alice Kandell hiding behind a Sikkimese soldier to take a photograph of a Chinese soldier along the Nathu La pass, Sikkim]

[Alice Kandell hiding behind a Sikkimese soldier to take a photograph ...

Title devised by Library staff. Soldier in photograph is identified as "the General" by Alice Kandell in her presentation. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. ... more

[Inside Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim]

[Inside Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg. no. 001 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... 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

[Mount Kānchenjunga, third highest mountain in the world]

[Mount Kānchenjunga, third highest mountain in the world]

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

[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).

[King and Queen of Sikkim getting ready to fly to Bhutan in helicopter, Sikkim]

[King and Queen of Sikkim getting ready to fly to Bhutan in helicopter...

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

[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).

[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

USA aid wheat distributed at Rumtek Monastery

USA aid wheat distributed at Rumtek Monastery

Photograph shows monks with bags of wheat outside Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim. Title from item. Date from related slide: LC-KAN05-3399. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Librar... more

[Spinning prayer wheels]

[Spinning prayer wheels]

Photograph shows boy standing in front of row of prayer wheels, Sikkim.

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

Lamas play horns at temple door, Sikkim

Lamas play horns at temple door, Sikkim

Photo shows lamas playing gyalings. 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 ... 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).

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

[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).

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).

Paper making

Paper making

Photograph shows laborers seated with wood shavings, Sikkim.

Traveling Tibetan tribe, grandmothers spinning prayer wheels

Traveling Tibetan tribe, grandmothers spinning prayer wheels

Photograph shows Tibetan refugees? men, women and children under shelter. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14... more

[Tsongmo Lake, along the Nathu La pass, Sikkim]

[Tsongmo Lake, along the Nathu La pass, 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

[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

[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).

[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

[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

[Le]arning to clean rice by pounding hard skin until it breaks. Container is called "Tsom", pounder is called "Tsom Pheu" / Alice S. [Ka]ndell.

[Le]arning to clean rice by pounding hard skin until it breaks. Contai...

Photograph shows a girl and woman cleaning rice outdoors, a chicken is in the foreground, Sikkim.

[Young boy studying the art of religious painting, Sikkim]

[Young boy studying the art of religious painting, 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

[King Palden Thondup Namgyal and Queen Hope Cooke of Sikkim]

[King Palden Thondup Namgyal and Queen Hope Cooke of Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg. no. 020 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... 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?

[Chinese soldier watching the Nathu La Pass, Sikkim]

[Chinese soldier watching the Nathu La Pass, 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

[Street in Rumtek, Sikkim]

[Street in Rumtek, Sikkim]

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. 105 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[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

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

[Sick girl in bed, Sikkim]

[Sick girl in bed, 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

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

[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

[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).

[Nepalese woman wearing purple headscarf and nose ring, holding baby, Sikkim]

[Nepalese woman wearing purple headscarf and nose ring, holding baby, ...

Title devised by Library staff. Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 112 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim... more

Traditional religious offering to High Lama

Traditional religious offering to High Lama

Photograph shows a monk carrying offering, possibly a butter sculpture. Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 1403... more

[Person crossing river on wooden bridge, Sikkim]

[Person crossing river on wooden bridge, 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

[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).

[Class learning to read and write, Sikkim]

[Class learning to read and write, 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, 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).

[Karmapa Lama's successor studying penmanship, Sikkim]

[Karmapa Lama's successor studying penmanship, 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

[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).

[Alice Kandell posing with guards at the Nathu La Pass, Sikkim]

[Alice Kandell posing with guards at the Nathu La Pass, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg. no. 015 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

Studying the art of religious painting

Studying the art of religious painting

Photograph shows boys painting religious pictures, 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, Ma... more

Studying the art of religious painting

Studying the art of religious painting

Photograph shows boy drawing and copying a religious picture, 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 C... 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

Lama turning prayer wheel activating prayers

Lama turning prayer wheel activating prayers

Photograph shows a Shinglay Lama seated on ground, turning a large prayer wheel, Sikkim. (Source: related image in LOT 14032-1, no. 041). Title from item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikki... more

[Woman churning yak-butter tea, Sikkim]

[Woman churning yak-butter tea, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Possibly same woman shown in Kandell slides: LC-KAN05-0016 and LC-KAN05-0017. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and H... 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).

[Monk fixing clock above painting, Sikkim]

[Monk fixing clock above painting, 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

[Lama in meditation, Sikkim]

[Lama in meditation, Sikkim]

Buddhist monk holding prayer beads, with dog, Sikkim. Title from : Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. New York : Norton, 1971, p. 92-93. Slide used for the... more

[Boys from Lachung carrying wood in the mountains, Sikkim]

[Boys from Lachung carrying wood in the mountains, 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

[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

Waterfall, typical of Sikkim

Waterfall, typical of 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 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://www.loc.gov/tod... more

Sikkim, dry season, rice terraces

Sikkim, dry season, rice terraces

Title from item. Photographer's stamp on item. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 108 (color reference copy). G... 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

Princess of Sikkim

Princess of Sikkim

Photograph shows princess Hope Lezzum, half-length portrait, facing front, Sikkim. Title from item. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke,... 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

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

3 dragon headed bracelets & jewels

3 dragon headed bracelets & jewels

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. 044 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 201... more

[Lamas praying as they walk down the mountain to perform religious sacrifice, Sikkim]

[Lamas praying as they walk down the mountain to perform religious sac...

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

[Farmhouse and terraced fields, Sikkim]

[Farmhouse and terraced fields, Sikkim]

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. 108 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Terraces with religious shrine?, Sikkim]

[Terraces with religious shrine?, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S... more

[Black Hat Lama and men with offerings at New Year's ceremony, Sikkim]

[Black Hat Lama and men with offerings at New Year's ceremony, 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. 35. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell ... more

[Monks parade down the mountain to perform religious sacrifice, Sikkim]

[Monks parade down the mountain to perform religious sacrifice, 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

[A young girl swinging on a handcrafted swing, Sikkim]

[A young girl swinging on a handcrafted swing, 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

[Young lamas learn to play horns, Sikkim]

[Young lamas learn to play horns, Sikkim]

Photograph shows two boys playing gyalings. 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, Ma... more

[Black Hat Lama throwing religious sacrifice into fire to destroy evil for the New Year, Sikkim]

[Black Hat Lama throwing religious sacrifice into fire to destroy evil...

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

[Young girl canning oranges, Sikkim]

[Young girl canning oranges, Sikkim]

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. 045 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Masked ceremonial dancer, Sikkim]

[Masked ceremonial dancer, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg. no. 009 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Jamyang Khyentse, full-length portrait, standing, mountains in background, Sikkim]

[Jamyang Khyentse, full-length portrait, standing, mountains in backgr...

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

[Warrior dancing at New Year's ceremony, Sikkim]

[Warrior dancing at New Year's ceremony, Sikkim]

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. 014 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

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