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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.

[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

[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 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

[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

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

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

[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

Maharani of Sikkim & 2d Maharaj of Kumari

Maharani of Sikkim & 2d Maharaj of Kumari

Photo shows, from left: Palden Thondup Namgyal, Crown Prince of Sikkim (1923-1982), the children's mother, Kunzang Dechen, and boy on right, Paljor Namgyal. (Source: Dr. Alice Kandell, with date based on approx... 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

River running thru village, Lachung, Sikkim

River running thru village, Lachung, 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. 068 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 201... 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

[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

Couple of North Sikkim at home drink millet beer

Couple of North Sikkim at home drink millet beer

Photograph shows Rinchen Namgyal Lachungpa and his wife at home, Lachung, Sikkim. Title from item. Related photograph published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y.... 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

[Group of women standing near stone wall, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Group of women standing near stone wall, Lachung, 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. 068 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice... 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

[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

[Wood carver, Lachung monastery, Sikkim]

[Wood carver, Lachung 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 14034-3, pg. no. 163 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Rinchen Namgyal Lachungpa and boy standing next to yak-butter churns, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Rinchen Namgyal Lachungpa and boy standing next to yak-butter churns,...

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

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

[Poinsettia flowers, mountains in background, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Poinsettia flowers, mountains in background, Lachung, 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. 102 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

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

[Primula flowers at Pemayangtse in western Sikkim]

[Primula flowers at Pemayangtse in western 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

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

[Woman with basket of greens on her back, resting by side of road, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Woman with basket of greens on her back, resting by side of road, Lac...

Title devised by Library staff. Label from LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 090 (color reference copy): "Apple picking and farming" Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress... 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

"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

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

[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

[Man, full-length portrait, standing in snow, carrying bundle on his back, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Man, full-length portrait, standing in snow, carrying bundle on his b...

Title devised by Library staff. Label from LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 089 (color reference copy): "Proud man". Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represe... 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

[Woman leading horse on mountain road with another woman and child, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Woman leading horse on mountain road with another woman and child, La...

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

[Woman spinning with a hand spindle, seated on floor across from another woman who is carding fibers, Lachung Sikkim]

[Woman spinning with a hand spindle, seated on floor across from anoth...

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

[Woman and young girl crossing a bridge, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Woman and young girl crossing a bridge, Lachung, 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. 068 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Lepcha women in traditional clothing in Singhik, Sikkim]

[Lepcha women in traditional clothing in Singhik, 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. 157, where image appears wi... 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

[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).

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

[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

[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).

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

[Bull? or ox? in front of waterfall, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Bull? or ox? in front of waterfall, Lachung, 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. 067 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice... more

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

[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

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.

[Lepcha man and woman standing near Singhik, Sikkim]

[Lepcha man and woman standing near Singhik, 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. 156, where image appears wi... 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

[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).

[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

Beautiful monastery, Sikkim

Beautiful monastery, Sikkim

Photograph shows head lama standing in doorway of Pemayangtse monastery, Sikkim. Title from item. Related photograph in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury.... more

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

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).

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

[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).

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

[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.

[Man standing with yak, next to monastery, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Man standing with yak, next to monastery, Lachung, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 081 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim... more

[Nursing mother and children of the Jorbu family, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Nursing mother and children of the Jorbu family, Lachung, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Same woman shown in Kandell slides: LC-KAN05-0017 and LC-KAN05-0018. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke... more

[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

[Mountainside and road in Lachung region, Sikkim]

[Mountainside and road in Lachung region, 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. 062 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... 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?

[Man standing behind a small truck, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Man standing behind a small truck, Lachung, 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. 070 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[Orchid flower, Lachung, Sikkim]

[Orchid flower, Lachung, 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. 102 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice ... more

[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 methods of farming: hoeing mountain fields, North Sikkim

Old methods of farming: hoeing mountain fields, North Sikkim

Title from item. Related photograph published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. New York : Norton, 1971, p. 107, where image appears with caption "Wom... 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

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