King of Sikkim  family photo
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King of Sikkim

King of Sikkim
1 slide : color ; 35mm.
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.
  • Title from item.
  • Date from information for related slide: LAN-KAN05-69.
  • 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/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4912
  • Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress).
  • Also represented in LOT 14034-1, pg. no. 004 (color reference copy).
  • Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).
  • Sikkim Photos (Kandell Collection)
  • Palden Thondup Namgyal,--Chogyal of Sikkim,--1923---Commemoration.
  • Bhotia (Tibetan people)--India--Gangtok--1970-1980.
  • Birthdays--India--Gangtok--1970-1980.
  • Gifts--India--Gangtok--1970-1980.
  • Scarves--India--Gangtok--1970-1980.
  • Group portraits--1970-1980.
  • Portrait photographs--1970-1980.
  • Slides--Color--1970-1980.
Kandell, Alice S., photographer
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