[Mongolia and China]
[Mongolia & China]
- 1935. (Creation)
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135 photographs: b&w ; 149 x 115 mm or smaller.
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Photographs believed to have been taken by Gareth Vaughan Jones in summer 1935. Most are of Mongolia, many being of The Great Mongolian Festival of the Princes at the Court of Prince Teh Wang. These show many of the tribesmen and their lifestyles. Included are a number of Prince Teh Wang (aka Prince Demchugdongrub), Mongolian military leader and his family; also Chinese General Tsai Ting Kai (aka Cai Tingkai). Some are annotated on the reverse. Included are pictures of monks, sacrificing of sheep, inside and outside yurts, wrestling etc.
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Dr Mueller, GVJ's travlling companion on his last journey has been identified in some of the photos.
Preferred citation: Gareth Vaughan Jones
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- Soldiers lctgm -- Mongolian -- Mongolia -- 1930-1940.
- Yurts lctgm -- Mongolia -- 1930-1940.
- Sacrifices lctgm -- Mongolia -- 1930-1940.
- Horses lctgm -- Mongolia -- 1930-1940.
- Horse racing lctgm -- Mongolia -- 1930-1940.
- Archery lctgm -- Mongolia -- 1930-1940.
- Wrestling lctgm -- Mongolia -- 1930-1940.
- Princes lctgm -- Mongolia -- 1930-1940.
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- Temple of Heaven (Beijing, China) (Subject)
- Great Mongolian Festival of the Princes 1935 : Inner Mongolia) (Subject)
- Demchugdongrub Prince 1902-1966 also known as Prince Teh Wang (Subject)
- Tingkai, Cai General 1892-1968 also known as Tsai Ting Kai. (Subject)
- Jones, Gareth Vaughan 1905-1935 -- Photographs (Subject)
- Mueller, Herbert Doctor Soviet spy (Subject)
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales