2001.35.308.1 (Print Black & White)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Evan Yorke Nepean
December 15th 1936?
Evan Nepean, Sonam
Yamdrok Tso Region > Nagartse
107 x 70 mm
Loaned August 2002
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
BD.12 [view film roll]
Notes on print/mount - 'Kyi chu Gorge; ink no: 125; pencil no: BD/12; 16;26;28, blue no: '; from an envelope marked 'Scenes during journeys around Lhasa' [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]: 'Nepean and Sona Mundhu leaving N. [Nangartse]' [MS 14/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'BD' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa in 1936 - 37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of Jangme village, Chaksam and ferry, Nepean and Sona Mundhu, Nangartse, animals and birds, Karo La, yaks descending pass. These images were taken in December 1936 when Chapman escorted Nepean, who was returning to India, to Nangartse, and then remained near Yamdrok Tso to take photographs of the flora and fauna [MS 14/08/2006]
Other Information - Location: Nangartse (snga dkar rtse) is situated on the route between Gyantse (rgyal rtse) and Lhasa north of the Yamdrok Tso (Yar 'brog mtsho) lake. The fortified building serve as the residence of the Dzongpon (rdzong dpon), the district governor, and as the adminstrative centre of the area. [TS 18/4/2005]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nepean and Sonam returning to India" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.308.1.html>.
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