2001.35.317.1 (Print Black & White)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Evan Yorke Nepean
October 2nd 1936?
Lhasa Area > Jokhang
107 x 83 mm
Loaned August 2002
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
C.6.9 [view film roll]
Notes on print/mount - 'Yellow hat monks; ink no: 80; pencil no: C-6/9; blue no: '. [KC 05/08/2006]
Other Information - from an envelope marked 'Scenes around Lhasa and the Norbhu Lingka = Jewel Park, the summer palace'. [KC 05/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Yellow hats 6 full size (fuzzy)’ [MS 10/04/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.6' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Trimon and 4th/5th rank officials, Amir Khan and staff, Ringang, lunch party, Yellow Hat Monks, Potala views, Norbhu Lingka stables. They all seem to have been taken between October 1st - 3rd 1936 [MS 30/03/2006]
Other Information - Dates: This photograph was probably taken on October 2nd 1936 as on this day members of the Mission under Sir Basil Gould made a brief visit to the Jokhang temple en route for lunch with Tibetan officials [see Mission Diary for this day] [MS 23/03/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "A group of Gelugpa monks" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.317.1.html>.
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