F. S. Chapman photographs mission staff

F. S. Chapman photographs mission staff

2001.35.256.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

November 22nd 1936

Named Person

Frederick Spencer Chapman, Sir Basil Gould


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Frederick Spencer Chapman takes photographs of some of the staff on the British Mission to Lhasa in 1936 as they prepare to go to the Potala in November 1936. Sir Basil Gould can be seen ion the right, with his arm raised apparently trying to assist the photographic exercise

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. "F. S. Chapman photographs mission staff" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.256.1.html>.

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