Settlement in Chumbi Valley

Settlement in Chumbi Valley

1998.131.125 (Negative)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

February 1937


Chumbi Valley Region

Accession number


Image Dimensions

61 x 91

Settlement above Yatung in Chumbi Valley.

Further Information

Date Acquired

Donated 1994

Donated by

Faith Spencer Chapman


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Frederick Spencer Chapman

Previous Catologue Number

G.7 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

In Negative - 'G-7' has been scratched into the bottom edge of the negative [MS 12/03/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: '1/2 Village above Yatung' [MS 12/03/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: It seems that the images prefixed with 'G' were taken on the return route from Lhasa to Gangtok between late February and early March 1937. A group of negatives containing images of the route including Yatung, Gyantse, Kala and Red Idol Gorge [MS 12/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Settlement in Chumbi Valley" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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