2001.35.273.1 (Print Black & White)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Evan Yorke Nepean
October 3rd 1936
Dr Bo, Gyaltsen
Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka
105 x 72 mm
Loaned August 2002
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
CY.7 [view film roll]
Notes on print/mount - 'Bho, Gyaltsen, Chang girls; ink no:54; pencil no: CY/7'; from an envelope marked 'Members of the Mission'. [KC 08/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Chang girls etc. broadcasting' [MS 08/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CY' taken during the 1936-7 British Mission to Lhasa under Sir Basil Gould comprise a group of negatives containing images of wireless, chang girls broadcasting, lunch party with Dagg, Chapman, Gyaltsen, Rupon, kitchen tent at Regent’s departure and picnic. They seem to have been taken during the period October 3rd - 6th 1936 [MS 08/08/2006]
Other Information - Setting: Mission Diary for October 3rd: "Today we gave the last of our big lunch parties. The guests were officials below the fourth rank. They were as easy to entertain as all our earlier guests and it was an enjoyable afternoon but we were all relieved to see the end of a week of parties" ['Lhasa Mission, 1936: Diary of Events', Part VII p. 2, written by Hugh Richardson]. See Bodleian Library Hugh Richardson Archive MS. Or. Richardson 3 folio 42 for a fuller description of this event.
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Singing at a Dekyi Lingka party" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.273.1.html>.
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