Portrait of Frederick Spencer Chapman

Portrait of Frederick Spencer Chapman

2001.35.276.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information




Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September 3rd 1936?

Named Person

Frederick Spencer Chapman


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

105 x 70 mm

Frederick Spencer Chapman in tweed jacket, shirt and tie.

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

Previous Catologue Number

CS.34 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Freddy ; ink no: 68; pencil no: CS/34, blue no: 68'; from an envelope marked 'Members of the Mission' [KC 14/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Self' [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CS.' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa 1936-37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of patients from Dr Morgan’s hospital, Mir Khan, curio sellers, bookshops, street scenes, Jokhang, willows and Chapman. They seem to have been taken on or around September 3rd 1936 [MS 14/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Portrait of Frederick Spencer Chapman" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.276.1.html>.

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