Mondo outside his house

Mondo outside his house

2001.35.341.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

January 1937

Named Person



Lhasa > Mondo's House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

72 x 106 mm

Mondo standing outside his house in front of an ornately carved doorway. One of a series of images taken on a visit to Mondo by Chapman and other members of the mission

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

8.7 [view film roll]

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Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Prime Minister; ink no: 32; pencil no: 8-7 ; blue no:'; from an envelope marked 'Personalities' [KC 15/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Mondo'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 2: ‘31/3 - Mondo, another Old Rugbeian. He is a monk and was trained as a mining engineer’ [MS 15/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with '8' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Mondo’s house, a weaver and Ragyapa. They seem to have been taken in January 1937 [MS 15/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mondo outside his house" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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