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Photographs Album details for shelfmark Photo 1083/12

Bailey Collection: 'Tibet 1903-4. F.M.B. [volume] I.'

Photographers: Frederick Marshman Bailey
Contents: 226 prints 105x60mm (?)Gelatin printing-out paper
Provenance: Collection originally placed on permanent loan by Mrs Irma Bailey, wife of Lieutenant-Colonel F.M. Bailey, and bequeathed to India Office Library and Records on her death in 1988.
Notes: Transferred from OIOC European Manuscripts, Mss Eur F157/457.
Subjects:
Description: Red half-leather bound album measuring 295x245mm, containing snapshots mostly mounted four to a page, with captions written in pencil beneath. Title as above stamped in gilt on front cover. The album binding is in very poor condition, with boards detached, most of the pages loose and cloth lifting from sides. The album contains two numerical sequences, prints 1-224 and 1-18. This second series is in fact part of the album Photo 1083/12, which starts at print 19. The album documents the progress of the Younghusband Mission to Tibet, from the embarkation of the 32nd Sikh Pioneers at Sahibganj in March 1903 to the arrival at Phari in January 1904. Much of the album is devoted to a record of camp life at Khamba Dzong, where the mission was based for several months.



Album contents:-
Photo 1083/12(1) 32nd Pioneers at Umballa. 
Photo 1083/12(2) Sahibgunge, on the Ganges. Preparing to cross. 
Photo 1083/12(3) [32nd Sikh Pioneers] Embarking at Sahibgunge. 
Photo 1083/12(4) [32nd Sikh Pioneers] Embarking at Sahibgunge. 
Photo 1083/12(5) Steamer and flats at Sahibgunge. 
Photo 1083/12(6) Steamer and flats at Sahibgunge. 
Photo 1083/12(7) Flat at Manihari Ghat. 
Photo 1083/12(8) Landing at Manihari Ghat. 
Photo 1083/12(9) Teesta suspension bridge. 
Photo 1083/12(10) Men beginning to cross [Tista suspension bridge]. 
Photo 1083/12(11) Men pushing carts up road beyond [Tista suspension] bridge. 
Photo 1083/12(12) Coolies pulling log up hill [?near Kalimpong]. 
Photo 1083/12(13) Eric's [road building] work near Rangpo. 
Photo 1083/12(14) Road made by Pioneers, men at breakfast [Rongnye Valley]. 
Photo 1083/12(15) Road made by Pioneers, 11th mile from Gangtok. Mules carrying rations. 
Photo 1083/12(16) Two small bridges, [on road] 10th mile [from Gangtok]. 
Photo 1083/12(17) Sappers' suspension bridge, half-finished, 9th mile [from Gangtok]. 
Photo 1083/12(18) Eric's camp when commanding Lt. Mitchell's Comapnies [Rongnye Valley]. 
Photo 1083/12(19) Camp, 9th mile from Gangtok. 
Photo 1083/12(20) Camp, 9th mile from Gangtok. 
Photo 1083/12(21) Nullah just beyond camp over which Sappers built bridge. 
Photo 1083/12(22) Suspension bridge over deep gorge, Rung Rung Chu. 
Photo 1083/12(23) Gorge of the Rung Rung Chu. 
Photo 1083/12(24) Bungalow at Singhik. 
Photo 1083/12(25) From Singhik. Kinchenjunga, just after sunset. 
Photo 1083/12(26) Yaks at Tangu. 
Photo 1083/12(27) Yaks at Tangu. 
Photo 1083/12(27a) Camp beside Gyantso Na Lake, with Kinchen Jan. By O'Connor. 
Photo 1083/12(28) The Tibetan Commissioners arriving at Khambajong, 15,100 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(29) A British officer (Capt O'Connor) meets the procession [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(30) Escort of the Tibetan officials [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(31) Tibetan commissioners arriving at Kamba Jong. 
Photo 1083/12(32) Two Tibetans of high rank (under the umbrellas) leaving the camp after an interview [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(33) Photographing Chinese soldiers [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(34) Photographing Chinese soldiers [Khamba Dzong]. They were afraid of the camera, and had to be collected by the Sikhs of the Pioneers. 
Photo 1083/12(35) Photographing Chinese soldiers [Khamba Dzong]. They were afraid of the camera, and had to be collected by the Sikhs of the Pioneers. 
Photo 1083/12(36) Chinese soldiers outside the British camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(37) Capt. O'Connor sees Mr Ho off [from Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(38) Mr Ho (almost out of picture) rides off [from Khamba Dzong], preceded by his official umbrella. 
Photo 1083/12(39) Shikari and gazelle (goa) [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(40) Subadar Prem Singh, 32nd [Sikh] Pioneers [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(41) Eric with dog and two goa [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(42) Sikh orderly, dog 'Gin', and Tibetan gazelle [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(43) The Tibetan fort, Khamba jong. 
Photo 1083/12(44) The Jong [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(45) Pioneers making a wall [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(46) Greyhound 'Gin' and gazelle (goa) [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(47) Greyhound 'Gin' with goa [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(48) Tibetan women in a village [Khamba Dzong district]. 
Photo 1083/12(49) Gazelle, goa [Khamba Dzong district]. 
Photo 1083/12(50) Two goa [Khamba Dzong district]. 
Photo 1083/12(51) Khamba Jong. The Jong from the hill above it. British camp at edge of dark patch of grass. 
Photo 1083/12(52) Sar. Valley, with village and cultivation, south-west of Khamba Jong. 
Photo 1083/12(53) Khambajong. The jong, the British camp, and a village between them. Hummocks of rough grass in foreground. 
Photo 1083/12(54) Khamba jong. Mr Ho's procession leaving. 
Photo 1083/12(55) Sar. Valley with village and cultivation, S.W. of Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(56) The British Forces in Tibet. A double company of 32nd [Sikh] Pioneers, with maxim sections on flanks [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(57) The British Forces in Tibet. A double company of 32nd [Sikh] Pioneers, with maxim sections on flanks [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(58) The four native officers [32nd Sikh Pioneers, Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(59) The native officers in the fortified camp. The maxim mounted and its ammunition [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(60) A patrol of the Mounted Infantry [32nd Sikh Pioneers], visiting a village [Khamba Dzong district]. 
Photo 1083/12(61) A patrol of the Mounted Infantry [32nd Sikh Pioneers], visiting a village [Khamba Dzong district]. 
Photo 1083/12(62) An object lesson for the Tibetans. Inspecting the maxim [at Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(63) An object lesson for the Tibetans. Marking the result of firing at a distant target [at Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(64) The four native officers [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(65) Tibetans amused after looking through the wrong end of the telescope [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(66) Colonel Younghusband, Mr [John Claude] White and Capt. [Randall] Parr in camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(67) Arrival of a convoy of yaks [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(68) Capt Bethune and Pioneers [in fortified camp, Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(69) Mela Singh, Eric's orderly [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(70) The 'Kumar', or heir-apparent, of Sikkim [at Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(71) Visitors in camp [Khamba Dzong]. 1. The late Jongpen. 2. Buddu La, from Shigatse. 3. The present Jongpen. 
Photo 1083/12(72) The Chinese 'Moonshi' [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(73) Tibetan village [near Khamba Dzong]. Houses adorned with flags and bunches of grass. 
Photo 1083/12(74) The Jong (native fort or castle) of Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(75) The Jong (native fort or castle) of Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(76) The Kumar of Sikkim with his attendants [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(77) Some visitors to the camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(78) Cavalcade of the Abbot of Tashilhunpo [at Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(79) The Abbot [of Tashilhunpo] about to dismount [at Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(80) Dr Leonard, treating one of the Abbot's retainers, under the British flag [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(81) The Abbot [of Tashilhunpo] riding out of camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(82) The Abbot [of Tashilhunpo] halted for his portrait [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(83) Within the British camp [Khamba Dzong]. The abbot's retainers seated near the flagstaff. 
Photo 1083/12(84) The Abbot [of Tashilhunpo] leaving camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(85) 'Mr Mitter' upholding the dignity of the Mission [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(86) Hut on the Kangralama Pass (17,200 ft). Convoy of yaks halted. The turf wall was erected as a shelter against wind. 
Photo 1083/12(87) Hut on the Kangralama Pass (17,200 ft). Convoy of yaks halted. The turf wall was erected as a shelter against wind. 
Photo 1083/12(88) The plains of Tibet, covered with wormwood, the only fuel. Kyang [wild asses] in the distance (not visible in the prints). 
Photo 1083/12(89) The plains of Tibet, covered with wormwood, the only fuel. Kyang [wild asses] in the distance (not visible in the prints). 
Photo 1083/12(90) Mr White. Col. Younghusband. Political officers at Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(91) Mr White. Political officers at Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(92) Mr Wilton, Consul from China, Chinese interpreter [at Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(93) Capt. Parr, Chinese representative, arriving [at Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(94) Mr Ho, Chinese Commissioner, arriving [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(95) His attendants waiting with his official umbrella [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(96) Mr Ho's chair and men [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(97) [Mr Ho's chair carriers.] When asked to face the camera, they fled [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(98) Mr Ho, about to enter his chair [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(99) Mr Ho's departure [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(100) Mr Ho and his escort in the distance [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(101) The Shigatse Abbot arriving [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(102) Mounted Infantry [Sikh Pioneers] on a pass (Kamba La). 
Photo 1083/12(103) Telegraphists at Khambajong, 15,100 ft, the highest telegraph office in the world. 
Photo 1083/12(104) Telegraphists at Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(105) Glacier, partly in cloud, on road to Tangu. 
Photo 1083/12(106) Tangu. Dak bungalow on left, Commisariat store on right. Tents of 32nd [Sikh Pioneers] between them. 
Photo 1083/12(107) Tangu, stores and post office. 
Photo 1083/12(108) Eric's yaks. Cutting up a goa to load him on the yaks. 
Photo 1083/12(109) Eric's yaks. Cutting up a goa to load him on the yaks. 
Photo 1083/12(110) Yak at Cholhamo. 
Photo 1083/12(111) Servants cooking at Lake Cholhamo, 17,500 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(112) Panorama of Kinchen Jan, looking S.E. (22,700 ft). 
Photo 1083/12(113) Panorama of Kinchen Jan, looking S.E. (22,700 ft). 
Photo 1083/12(114) Camp at Lake Cholhamo, 17,500 ft. Dead goa lying by yak saddles. 
Photo 1083/12(115) Camp at Lake Cholhamo, 17,500 ft. Dead goa lying by yak saddles. 
Photo 1083/12(116) Camp at Bham Tso, with [Henry Hubert] Hayden, 17,700 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(117) Camp at Bham Tso, with [Henry Hubert] Hayden, 17,700 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(118) Camp at Bham Tso, with [Henry Hubert] Hayden, 17,700 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(119) Camp at Bham Tso, with [Henry Hubert] Hayden, 17,700 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(120) Kinchen Jau [?Kanchung La] in the clouds, from Kangra lama hut (17,200 ft). 
Photo 1083/12(121) Capt. Bethune's pony with goa, killed by Eric. 
Photo 1083/12(122) On the route to Kala Tso, selected by Eric. Taken to aid the mission in finding its way should he be absent. 
Photo 1083/12(123) On the route to Kala Tso, selected by Eric. Taken to aid the mission in finding its way should he be absent. 
Photo 1083/12(124) Eric's camp with Hayden, at the 1st selected halting place on the road to Kala Tso. 
Photo 1083/12(125) Eric's camp with Hayden, at the 1st selected halting place on the road to Kala Tso. 
Photo 1083/12(126) In the camp at Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(127) Herd of goa on the horizon [?Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(128) The Khambajong Polo Team. 
Photo 1083/12(129) The Khambajong Polo Team. 
Photo 1083/12(130) The Khambajong Polo Team. 
Photo 1083/12(131) The Khambajong Polo Team. 
Photo 1083/12(132) The Khambajong Polo Team. 
Photo 1083/12(133) F.M.B. [F.M. Bailey] On the frozen lake, Gyantso Na, 16,700 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(134) F.M.B. [F.M. Bailey] On the frozen lake, Gyantso Na, 16,700 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(135) Burhel, 18" horn [?Gyantso Na]. 
Photo 1083/12(136) Burhel, 18" horn [?Gyantso Na]. 
Photo 1083/12(137) Football, under the walls of Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(138) Football, under the walls of Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(139) Football, under the walls of Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(140) Football, under the walls of Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(141) Orderly, pony and goa. 
Photo 1083/12(142) [Orderly] Waiting for Eric, the day he got his first ovis ammon. 
Photo 1083/12(143) Orderly, pony and goa. 
Photo 1083/12(144) Orderly, ponies and goa. 
Photo 1083/12(145) Orderly, ponies and goa. 
Photo 1083/12(146) Kinchen jau [?Kanchung La], 22,700 ft, from the Kangra Lamo hut, 17,200 ft, taken by moonlight. 
Photo 1083/12(147) Herd of Ovis ammon, females and young. Six visible in the valley. 
Photo 1083/12(148) Herd of Ovis ammon, females and young. Six visible in the valley. 
Photo 1083/12(149) Panorama from the north-east, from Chomiomo on 5th November 1903, from an altitude of 17,600 or 17,700 ft, from a point to the north of the lake and about a mile from it. 
Photo 1083/12(150) Panorama from the north-east, from Chomiomo on 5th November 1903, from an altitude of 17,600 or 17,700 ft, from a point to the north of the lake and about a mile from it. 
Photo 1083/12(151) Panorama from the north-east, from Chomiomo on 5th November 1903, from an altitude of 17,600 or 17,700 ft, from a point to the north of the lake and about a mile from it. 
Photo 1083/12(152) Panorama from the north-east, from Chomiomo on 5th November 1903, from an altitude of 17,600 or 17,700 ft, from a point to the north of the lake and about a mile from it. 
Photo 1083/12(153) Panorama from the north-east, from Chomiomo on 5th November 1903, from an altitude of 17,600 or 17,700 ft, from a point to the north of the lake and about a mile from it. 
Photo 1083/12(154) Ovis ammon, horns 36" long, 18" circumference, where he fell, 18,000 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(155) Ovis ammon, horns 36" long, 18" circumference [skinned]. 
Photo 1083/12(156) Ovis ammon, horns 36" long, 18" circumference [skinned]. Another view. 
Photo 1083/12(157) A Tibetan in camp and Harvey Kelly [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(158) Hayden, tying up prisoners before passing thro' Giri. 
Photo 1083/12(159) Hayden, tying up prisoners before passing thro' Giri. 
Photo 1083/12(160) Captured trespassers. Prisoners and escort with Hayden. 
Photo 1083/12(161) Captured trespassers. Prisoners. 
Photo 1083/12(162) Hayden, tying up prisoners before passing thro' Giri. 
Photo 1083/12(163) Chinese 'shuntings' [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(164) Chinese 'Shuntings' waiting outside the camp, Khambajong. They form an escort or guard of honour for big Chinamen. 
Photo 1083/12(165) Chinese 'Shuntings' waiting outside the camp, Khambajong. They form an escort or guard of honour for big Chinamen. 
Photo 1083/12(166) A poacher [Bailey's dog drinking water laid out for geese, Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(167) The Christmas geese [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(168) Corner of camp, Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(169) Capt. Bethune's tent, Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(170) Wong, a Chinaman who helped the Mission and was therefore sent away from Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(171) Wong, a Chinaman who helped the Mission and was therefore sent away from Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(172) Wong, a Chinaman who helped the Mission and was therefore sent away from Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(173) Eric's tent at Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(174) Colonel Chau (Chinese) [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(175) Men who tried to stop Eric. 
Photo 1083/12(176) The Chepen Chembo from Tahsilhunpo (Master of the Horse) [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(177) Village of Lung-dong. 
Photo 1083/12(178) Hots springs near Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(179) Hots springs near Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(180) A dissolving view. Hot springs and Eric sitting on Ovis ammon [double exposure]. 
Photo 1083/12(181) Second Ovis ammon, about 17,000 ft. 
Photo 1083/12(182) The second Ovis ammon. 
Photo 1083/12(183) The second Ovis ammon. 
Photo 1083/12(184) The British Camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(185) The Jong [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(186) Festival at a temple near Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(187) Festival at a temple near Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(188) Festival at a temple near Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(189) Festival at a temple near Khambajong. 
Photo 1083/12(190) Man making carpet at Lung dong village. The woman hid her face. 
Photo 1083/12(191) The Jong and village [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(192) Yaks crossing a frozen river. 
Photo 1083/12(193) Yaks crossing a frozen river. 
Photo 1083/12(194) The transport camp before marching down [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(195) The transport camp before marching down [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(196) Herd of burhel. 
Photo 1083/12(197) Transport camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(198) Loading transport ponies [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(199) Tibetans waiting to loot the abandoned camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(200) The deserted camp [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(201) Tibetans looting biscuit tins, etc. [Khamba Dzong]. 
Photo 1083/12(202) On the march down from Khambajong. Packing up at Mindo hut, Kangra La Pass, 17,000ft. 
Photo 1083/12(203) On the march down from Khambajong. Packing up at Mindo hut, Kangra La Pass, 17,000ft. 
Photo 1083/12(204) On the march down from Khambajong. An old beggar with a baby on his back [Sikkim]. 
Photo 1083/12(205) On the march down from Khambajong. Bamboo rope bridge at Raiotdong [Sikkim]. 
Photo 1083/12(206) On the march from Khambajong to Chambi. Pony down, crossing a frozen stream. 
Photo 1083/12(207) On the march from Khambajong to Chambi. Reloading a fallen pony. 
Photo 1083/12(208) On the march from Khambajong to Chambi. Eric's camp at Sitong. 
Photo 1083/12(209) On the march from Khambajong to Chambi. Eric's camp at Sitong. 
Photo 1083/12(210) On the march from Khambajong to Chambi. Camp at Sitong. 
Photo 1083/12(211) On the march from Khambajong to Chambi. New suspension bridge at Raiotdong. 
Photo 1083/12(212) Tibetan wall across the valley at Yatung, Chambi Valley. 
Photo 1083/12(213) Tibetan wall across the valley at Yatung, Chambi Valley. 
Photo 1083/12(214) Prayer flags in Chumbi Valley. 
Photo 1083/12(215) Temple, Chumbi Valley. 
Photo 1083/12(216) Monastery with monks near Phari. 
Photo 1083/12(217) Monastery with monks near Phari. 
Photo 1083/12(218) The mission escort, in four columns, crossing the Tang La (15,200 ft). 
Photo 1083/12(219) The mission escort, in four columns, crossing the Tang La (15,200 ft). 
Photo 1083/12(220) Crossing the Tang La, 15,200 ft. Advanced guard of Mounted Infantry under F.M.B. Chumolhari, 24,100 ft in the background. 
Photo 1083/12(221) Crossing the Tang La, 15,200 ft. Advanced guard of Mounted Infantry under F.M.B. 
Photo 1083/12(222) Kyang (wild asses) in the Tang La. 
Photo 1083/12(223) Native dogs at Phari. 
Photo 1083/12(224) Chumolhari, 24,100 ft, from Phari. 
Photo 1083/12(224a) Chumolhari, 24,100 ft, from Phari. 


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