2001.35.310.1 (Print Black & White)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Evan Yorke Nepean
September 19th 1936?
Lhasa > Norbu Lingka
105 x 75 mm
Loaned August 2002
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
CQ.24 In publication
'Lhasa Mission 1936, Diary of Events', P. Neame, H. Richardson, F. S. Chapman, Government of India Political Department [Note: photographs for October 18th - November 4th 1936 are not included as their relationship to text is not detailed; see Mission Diary text for details of images] [see photos in publication]
'Lhasa Mission 1936, Diary of Events', P. Neame, H. Richardson, F. S. Chapman, Government of India Political Department [Note: photographs for October 18th - November 4th 1936 are not included as their relationship to text is not detailed; see Mission Diary text for details of images] [view list of illustrations]
Notes on print/mount - 'Summer palace; ink no: 11; pencil no: CQ/24; blue no: 41'; from an envelope marked 'Scenes around Lhasa and the Norbhu Lingka = Jewel Park, the summer palace'. [KC 07/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Inside of D.L.’s [Dalai Lama's] palace. His seat'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 2: ‘10/2 - Cones of butter lamps and flowers in Norbhu Lingka palace’ [MS 07/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CQ' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa in 1936 - 37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of beggars, Gundeling monastery, Potala, telephoto views of Potala, Tibetan dancers, Tibetan band, dancing girls, Tibetan telegraph master, female body cutters, old city magistrate, Austin car. They seem to have been taken between September 17th - 19th 1936 [MS 07/08/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Inside Norbu Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.310.1.html>.
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