Phari from Dak Bungalow

Phari from Dak Bungalow

1998.131.154 (Print black & white)

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Other Version of this Photo in Evan Yorke Nepean collection

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

August 5th 1936

Named Person

Evan Nepean


Chumbi Valley Region > Phari (from Dak bungalow)

Accession number


Image Dimensions

120 x 164

View over flat roof of Phari Dak Bungalow with Phari town and fort or dzong in distance. Evan Yorke Nepean can be seen on the roof of the bungalow in the foreground. Mountains in distance

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

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

C.10.5 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


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Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'C.10.5' has been written on the back of the print in pencil, as has the caption 'Phari fort is in the distance - Pauhunri (PAUHUNRI)' [MS 10/03/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written handlist of negatives taken whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Phari Dzong and hills'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 1, From Gangtok to the Natu La August 1936: ‘7/4 - View over flat roof of Phari dak bungalow and fort. The fort was ruined in the 1904 Younghusband mission to Lhasa’

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Negatives prefixed with 'C.10.' form a group containing images of Lingmathang, Phari Dzong, Chomolhari from Tuna and chorten at Chushul. A note at the bottom of the page states that the contact prints for these images were all ‘in album’, ie: the draft album compiled during the mission from which official selection of images was made [MS 10/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Phari from Dak Bungalow" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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