Dr Morgan in formal dress

Dr Morgan in formal dress

1998.131.397.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

November 22nd 1936

Named Person

Dr Morgan


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

115 x 85 FP: 177 x 127

Dr Morgan in military dress, standing outside the Dekyi Lingka residence. This photograph was taken just prior to an official visit to the Potala, hence the formal attire

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate , Negative Quarter Plate

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.18.11 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

In Negative - '11' has been scratched into the bottom right hand corner of the negative [MS 23/03/2006]

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]: 'Doc [Dr Morgan] not extra good' [MS 23/03/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.18' comprise a group of negatives containing images of the mission personnel, the Dalai Lamas’ tombs and the Potala. They seem all to have been taken November 22nd 1936. Prior to the visit, Chapman and other mission members took photographs of all the Mission staff, apparently taking advantage of the fact they were donned in formal attire in preparation for their official visit to the Potala [MS 18/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dr Morgan in formal dress" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.131.397.1.html>.

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