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[Old Bhutia farmhouse], gelatin silver print

[Old Bhutia farmhouse], gelatin silver print

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

Portrait photo of "Bhotia" villager in North Sikkim

Portrait photo of "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

[Nepalese family sitting outside on haystacks, Sikkim]

[Nepalese family sitting outside on haystacks, Sikkim]

Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-0035. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[Man squatting outdoors holding a basket with a religious offering (?), Sikkim]

[Man squatting outdoors holding a basket with a religious offering (?)...

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 of photographer Alice Kandell, standing, half-length, with camera]

[Portrait of photographer Alice Kandell, standing, half-length, with c...

Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress).

[Woman carding wool at cottage industries, Sikkim]

[Woman carding wool at cottage industries, 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).

[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

[Old Rumtek Monastery], gelatin silver print

[Old Rumtek Monastery], gelatin silver print

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

[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], Head and Shoulders Portrait

[Sikkimese Nepali girl], Head and Shoulders Portrait

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

Lepcha farmer at home in a Lepcha tribe house, animals live downstairs, family upstairs

Lepcha farmer at home in a Lepcha tribe house, animals live downstairs...

Photograph shows Shinglay Lama standing outside his farmhouse with a goat, Singhik, Sikkim. Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photogr... More

[Aerial view of terraced fields, Sikkim]

[Aerial view of terraced fields, Sikkim]

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). Published in : Mountaint... 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. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (L... 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).

[Unidentified building with prayer wheels, possibly a monastery, Sikkim]

[Unidentified building with prayer wheels, possibly a monastery, Sikki...

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]

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...

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 monks inside temple, Sikkim]

[Buddhist monks inside temple, 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). Ask AK

[Lamas blowing gyalings at temple door, Sikkim]

[Lamas blowing gyalings at temple door, 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).

[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

[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

GCRP in Sikkim, gelatin silver print

GCRP in Sikkim, gelatin silver print

Photograph shows children seated at table outdoors, using "teaching machines" (record players and headphones), Sikkim. Caption on related photograph (LOT 14032-6, no. 218): "Teaching machines used by children ... 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...

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 Photographs (Li... 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). Photographer's stamp on back of print. "© Alice Kandell" written on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Li... More

Bridge, North Sikkim near Tibet

Bridge, North Sikkim near Tibet

Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106). Published in: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. ... More

Sikkim, ploughing rice terraces / Alice Kandell.

Sikkim, ploughing rice terraces / Alice Kandell.

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).

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. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. ... 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. On verso: Rapho Guillumette picture, 59 East 54th Street, New York, N.Y. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection... More

[Kiranti woman cooking at the hearth in her house, Sikkim]

[Kiranti woman cooking at the hearth in her house, 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).

[High above Singhik, monks sound welcome at Tensung Gompa]

[High above Singhik, monks sound welcome at Tensung Gompa]

Photograph shows monks playing horns, drum and gong, standing next to building and prayer flags, Tensung monastery, Sikkim. Title from: Mountaintop kingdom: Sikkim / photos by Alice S. Kandell; text by Charlott... More

[Young woman with a small child on her back, Sikkim]

[Young woman with a small child on her back, 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).

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

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). Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress).

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

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...

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). Photographer's stamp on back of print. "Camera, Mar 20 71-1" stamped on front of print. ... 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...

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).

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. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandel... 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. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gi... More

[Buddhist monks at Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim, monk on right is playing a lute]

[Buddhist monks at Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim, monk on right is playing ...

Date from information for related slide: LC-KAN05-0182. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Library of Congress). Gift; Dr. Alice S. Kandell; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:106).

[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...

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).

[Portrait of a woman and man, possibly Nepalese, Sikkim]

[Portrait of a woman and man, possibly Nepalese, 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). Ask AK - Nepalese woman?

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

[Kiranti family, posed in front of house, Sikkim]

[Kiranti family, posed in front of house, 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).

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. Photographer's stamp on back of print. Forms part of: Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs (Libr... More