2001.35.290.1 (Print Black & White)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Evan Yorke Nepean
October 6th 1936
Lhasa Area >
82 x 105 mm
Loaned August 2002
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
C.16.1 [view film roll]
Notes on print/mount - 'Coracles, Kyi-chu; ink no: 85; pencil no: C16/1; , blue no: '; from an envelope marked 'Scenes from Regent's tour' [KC 14/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Regent’s boat ready for him foreground dull'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 3: ‘13/4 - he [the Regent] crosses the Kyi chu four miles east of Lhasa in a yak hide coracle which is here being got ready’ [MS 14/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.16' comprise a group of negatives containing images of the Regent’s boat waiting for his departure, a mission picnic, the Potala, old beggar monk and Chinese lions at Trapchi. They seem to have been taken during the period October 6th - 17th 1936, although many were used to illustrate the Mission Diary for November 1936 [MS 16/03/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Preparing boat for Regent's departure for Samye" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.290.1.html>.
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