Phari from Dak Bungalow

Phari from Dak Bungalow

2001.35.330.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 5th 1936

Named Person

Evan Nepean


Chumbi Valley Region > Phari (from Dak bungalow)

Accession number


Image Dimensions

107 x 71 mm

View over flat roof of Phari Dak Bungalow with Phari town and fort or dzong in distance. Evan Yorke Nepean can be seen on the roof of the bungalow in the foreground. Mountains in distance

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

C.10.5 [view film roll]

This Image also appears in another collection


Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Phari; ink no: 105; pencil no: C-10/5; blue no: 8'; from an envelope marked 'Scenes around Lhasa and the Norbhu Lingka = Jewel Park, the summer palace' [KC 15/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written handlist of negatives taken whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Phari Dzong and hills'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 1, From Gangtok to the Natu La August 1936: ‘7/4 - View over flat roof of Phari dak bungalow and fort. The fort was ruined in the 1904 Younghusband mission to Lhasa’

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Negatives prefixed with 'C.10.' form a group containing images of Lingmathang, Phari Dzong, Chomolhari from Tuna and chorten at Chushul. A note at the bottom of the page states that the contact prints for these images were all ‘in album’, ie: the draft album compiled during the mission from which official selection of images was made [MS 10/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Phari from Dak Bungalow" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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