Antique cheese for sale

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Elizabeth Treip, of Sotheby's, smelling a piece of 200-year-old Tibetan cheese, one of several artefacts from that country included in the auction house's sale of Oriental works of art in London today. The cheese was acquired by Henry Martyn Stumbles (1874-1915) during a three-year tour of duty with the Tibetan Pioneer Mission.

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