Mission staff prepare to visit Potala

Mission staff prepare to visit Potala

2001.35.255.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

November 22nd 1936

Named Person

Dr Morgan, Hugh Richardson, Frederick Spencer Chapman, Sir Basil Gould


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Hugh Richardson and Dr Morgan as they prepare, along with the other members of the British mission to Lhasa in 1936 to go to the Potala in November 1936. Sir Basil Gould can be seen in the middle distance on the right, while Frederick Spencer Chapman takes photographs of some of the other members of the mission staff in the background

Further Information

Photographic Process


Date Acquired

Loaned August 2002

Donated by

Judy Goldthorp


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Lady Nepean

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mission staff prepare to visit Potala" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.255.1.html>.

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