School children greeting Gould, Yatung

School children greeting Gould, Yatung

2001.35.15.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 2nd 1936

Named Person

Sir Basil Gould


Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Group of school children in Yatung, holding British flags and saluting Sir Basil Gould. Other members of the Mission staff on the right of the image and in the background

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver

Date Acquired

Loaned August 2002

Donated by

Judy Goldthorp


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Lady Nepean

Previous Catologue Number


This Image also appears in another collection

2001.35.396.6.2 1998.131.400

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - '2-015; 77'; 505 [printed number]. [KC 24/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Caption for this image in Nepean's album (see Same Image As) - 'B J Gould inspecting school children at Yatung'. [MS 28/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: The negative for this image is in the Frederick Spencer Chapman collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum. 'YN.15' has been scratched into the negative [MS 24/07/2006]

Other Information - Description: "We mounted our ponies at the bottom and trotted and cantered the 5 miles to Yatung, where arches of welcome were erected, a guard of the 2/7th Rajputs paraded, and school children all equipped with Union Jacks were drawn up. We then proceeded to the British Trade Agent's Bungalow, a most delightful house in a terraced garden on grass lawns bright with flowers" ['Lhasa Mission, 1936: Diary of Events', Part 1 p. 2, written by Neame] [MS 23/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "School children greeting Gould, Yatung" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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