1998.131.158 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

January 1937


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Image Dimensions

61 x 92

Yak with pack saddle in the Lhasa valley.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

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

7.14 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

In Negative - '7-14' has been scratched into the negative in the bottom left hand corner [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]: 'Yak lying down' [MS 10/03/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Those images prefixed with the number '7' relate to a group of negatives containing images of the Potala, yaks and donkeys, all of which seem to have been taken in early January 1937 [MS 10/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Yak" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.131.158.html>.

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