Officials at the return of the Reting Rinpoche

Officials at the return of the Reting Rinpoche

2001.35.173.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

November 23rd 1936


Lhasa Area >

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Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Officials and monks stand in front of an appliqued tent upon the return of the Reting Rinpoche to Lhasa in November 1936. Many are carrying offering scarves and other gifts. Nepean states that this is the moment that the Regent alighted from his palanquin [see Notes]

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Photographic Process


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 - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Caption for this image in Nepean's album (see Same Image As) - 'Regent alighting from Palanquin'. [MS 30/07/2006]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: See 'Lhasa Mission 1936 - Diary of Events - Part IV p.2-4; Part IX p.3-4.' [KC 30/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Officials at the return of the Reting Rinpoche" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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