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Royal baby playing with Queen Mother during ceremony

Royal baby playing with Queen Mother during ceremony

Photograph shows Prince Palden Gyumed Namgyal with his grandmother at the coronation of his father, King Palden Thondup Namgyal, Gangtok, Sikkim. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell ... 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. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congre... More

Palace Guards, photo by Alice S. Kandell

Palace Guards, photo by Alice S. Kandell

Photograph shows palace guards playing drums during the coronation ceremonies for Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs ... More

[Lama displaying brocaded robe and masks for the New Year's ceremony at the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple), 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...

Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Col... More

[Princess, sister of the King, with a coronation guest, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Princess, sister of the King, with a coronation guest, Gangtok, Sikki...

Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN-0115. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Col... More

Silversmith hand carves gold necklace

Silversmith hand carves gold necklace

Photograph shows a Gangtok jeweler, Sanubai, crafting a necklace, Sikkim. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

Portrait photo of Sikkimese princess in ceremonial dress

Portrait photo of Sikkimese princess in ceremonial dress

Photograph shows Princess Suang La, half-length portrait, seated facing front, wearing headress and necklace, Sikkim. Label in color reference copye slide page: "Coronation, people at the Palace." Label may no... 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...

Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN-0124. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Coll... More

[Blue Mahakala dancer initiating the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]
[Lamas blowing horns at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Lamas blowing horns at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

[Masked clowns entertaining crowd at the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Masked clowns entertaining crowd at the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok,...

Public domain photograph related to music, performing arts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Birthday parade for King of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Birthday parade for King of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim]

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Queen Hope on throne at coronation

Queen Hope on throne at coronation

Date from information on related slide: LC-KAN 0124. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Coll... More

[Prince Palden (left) and friend at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Prince Palden (left) and friend at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikk...

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[Performers at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Performers at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Royal procession, King, Queen & court, Sikkim

Royal procession, King, Queen & court, Sikkim

Photograph shows Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, and Hope Cooke, Queen of Sikkim, in brocaded dress, walking to the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) for the King's birthday celebration, Gangtok, ... More

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... 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...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Sikkim, oversized melons and fruit grow

Sikkim, oversized melons and fruit grow

Photograph shows melons and fruits at the Gangtok Bazaar. Date and location from related slide: LC-KAN05-2899. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress,... More

Ceremonial masked lama dancer, photo by Alice S. Kandell

Ceremonial masked lama dancer, photo by Alice S. Kandell

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

[Namgyal Tibetology Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Namgyal Tibetology Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Label on slide page: "Tibetology Institute." Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 142 (color reference copy). Gi... 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...

Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Col... More

[Royal procession for Chogyal's birthday, Royal Palace, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Royal procession for Chogyal's birthday, Royal Palace, Gangtok, Sikki...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... 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. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Col... 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). Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photograp... More

King reviews troops on his birthday, Sikkim

King reviews troops on his birthday, Sikkim

Photograph shows Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, standing next to soldier, Gangtok, Sikkim. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. K... More

[School children lining up for the birthday parade in honor of Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[School children lining up for the birthday parade in honor of Palden ...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Gangtok, photo by Alice S. Kandell

Gangtok, photo by Alice S. Kandell

Photograph shows crowd gathered in downtown Gangtok, Sikkim. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 123 (color ref... More

[Masked Black Hat dancer at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Masked Black Hat dancer at New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

[Princess, sister of the King of Sikkim, standing on right, in traditional royal dress, during coronation of King, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Princess, sister of the King of Sikkim, standing on right, in traditi...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Related photograph published in : Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; t... More

[High Lama reads from Buddhist texts in religious ceremony at the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) prior to the New Year's dance, Gangtok, Sikkim]
[Man with foot treadle sewing machine and pile of quilts behind him, Gangtok Bazaar, Sikkim]

[Man with foot treadle sewing machine and pile of quilts behind him, G...

Label caption for color reference copy slide page: Gangtok: Bazaar. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 127 (co... More

[Masks of different deities, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Masks of different deities, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Location from information on slide: LC-KAN-0712. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN-0090. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 1... More

[Lama ringing bell to begin New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Lama ringing bell to begin New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Related photograph published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlotte Y. Salisbury. New York : Norton, 1971, p. 82-83, where image appears with caption "Lamas chant praye... 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...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

[Ceremonial warrior dance at New Year's event, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Ceremonial warrior dance at New Year's event, Gangtok, Sikkim]

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Sikkimese Nepali women with jewellry i.e. jewelry

Sikkimese Nepali women with jewellry i.e. jewelry

Photograph shows Nepalese women selling jewelry at bazaar, Gangtok, Sikkim. Label on slide page: "Gangtok: Nepali jewelry at Bazaar." Date from related slide: LC-KAN05-2974. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell... More

Selling spices on leaves in Bazaar

Selling spices on leaves in Bazaar

Photograph shows spices at the bazaar, Gangtok, Sikkim. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 130 (color referenc... More

King awards prizes, Sikkim, photo by Alice S. Kandell

King awards prizes, Sikkim, photo by Alice S. Kandell

Photograph shows a lama presenting Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim with a scroll on his birthday, as Queen of Sikkim looks on, Gangtok, Sikkim. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kand... More

Queen and son in Palace playground

Queen and son in Palace playground

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Sikkim, Gangtok, early Buddhist scrip[t] written on palm leave[s]

Sikkim, Gangtok, early Buddhist scrip[t] written on palm leave[s]

Photograph shows palm leaves with Devanagari and Bengali script, on exhibit at the Namgyal Tibetology Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim. Caption below palm leaves: "Indian MSS 4 Medieval Devanagari & Old Bengali. Pro... More

Portrait photo of [Smiling schoolchildren in Gangtok, Sikkim]

Portrait photo of [Smiling schoolchildren in Gangtok, Sikkim]

Related photograph published in : Sikkim; the hidden kingdom / text and photos. by Alice Kandell. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1971, p. 42. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photograph... More

Rug master supervises rug weaving

Rug master supervises rug weaving

Rug master supervising women weaving on looms at the Government Institute of Cottage Industries in Gangtok, Sikkim. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Cong... More

[Mahakala masked dancers entering the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Mahakala masked dancers entering the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Si...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Related photograph published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; te... More

[Palace guards leading the procession of men with horses? at the New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Palace guards leading the procession of men with horses? at the New Y...

Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 029 (color reference copy). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

King of Sikkim reviews troops, Sikkim

King of Sikkim reviews troops, Sikkim

Photograph shows Palden Thondup Namgyal, King of Sikkim, reviewing troops on his birthday, Gangtok, Sikkim. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-69. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Al... 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...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

King of Sikkim at home - Public domain portrait photograph

King of Sikkim at home - Public domain portrait photograph

Photograph shows Palden Thondrup Namgyal, Chogyal of Sikkim, half-length portrait, facing front, Gangtok, Sikkim. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congre... More

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

Coronation 1965, Queen accepts traditional white scarf

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Nepali girls, coronation time. Tse Ten Tashi studio, photo in window, Hope's husb[and]

Nepali girls, coronation time. Tse Ten Tashi studio, photo in window, ...

Photograph shows three young Nepalese women standing in front of Tse Ten Tashi's photograph studio, where a photograph of the King of Sikkim (Palden Thondup Namgyal) and Queen Hope Cooke is displayed in the win... More

[Deity and skeleton masks, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Deity and skeleton masks, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Location from information on related slide: LC-KAN-0712. Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN-0090. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress,... More

[Masked dancer during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Masked dancer during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

[Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple), Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple), Gangtok, Sikkim]

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Portrait photo of Coronation 1965, the King & Queen

Portrait photo of Coronation 1965, the King & Queen

Photograph shows the newly-crowned King Palden Thondup Namgyal and Queen Hope Cooke walking in procession, Gangtok, Sikkim. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library... More

Coronation 1965, the King on throne

Coronation 1965, the King on throne

Photograph shows King Palden Thondup Namgyal at his coronation, Gangtok, Sikkim.

[Dragon head carvings above the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) door, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Dragon head carvings above the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple...

Title devised by Library staff from information on similar slide: LC-KAN05-3055. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-2, pg.... More

[Drum inside royal palace temple, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Drum inside royal palace temple, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Public domain photograph related to music, performing arts, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Head Black Hat Lama chanting during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Head Black Hat Lama chanting during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sik...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Related photograph published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; te... More

[Ceremonial dancers waiting for lamas to come out of the temple for New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Ceremonial dancers waiting for lamas to come out of the temple for Ne...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

Market, Gangtok, Sikkim, photo by Alice S. Kandell

Market, Gangtok, Sikkim, photo by Alice S. Kandell

Date from related slide: LC-KAN05-2926. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Also represented in LOT 14034-3, pg. no. 128 (color reference copy). Gift; D... 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...

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 S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[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,...

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). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2... More

Portrait photo of Recession - Public domain portrait photograph

Portrait photo of Recession - Public domain portrait photograph

Photograph shows the newly crowned King and Queen of Sikkim after the coronation ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, Ma... 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. "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Related photograph published in: Mount... More

Prince Wangchuk in front of chapel

Prince Wangchuk in front of chapel

Photograph shows Prince Wangchuk Namgyal, on horseback, in front of the Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple), Gangtok, Sikkim. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library ... 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. Caption on related ph... More

[Lamas playing cymbals during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Lamas playing cymbals during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

King of Sikkim - Public domain portrait photograph

King of Sikkim - Public domain portrait photograph

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.

[High Lama and monks at Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) preparing for new year dances and ceremonies, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[High Lama and monks at Tsuklakhang Main Temple (Palace Temple) prepar...

"A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). ... More

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.