Street in Lhasa near Barkhor

Street in Lhasa near Barkhor

2001.35.162.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September - December 1936


Lhasa > Barkhor

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

A street in central Lhasa around the Barkhor. Shops with awnings can be seen propped up outside a tall building. Horses belonging to the Mission members. This may have been the occasion of a visit to one of the Tibetan aristocratic families that lived in central Lhasa in the region of the Barkhor and the central temple, the Jokhang

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

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Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Street scene in Lhasa' [KC 30/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Caption for this image in Nepean's album (see Same Image As) - 'Lhasa city. Better class house'. [MS 30/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Street in Lhasa near Barkhor" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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