Regent's favourite

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2001.35.348.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

October 1st 1936?


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 105 mm

A young man dressed in lay officials clothing standing with a background of window casements.

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.6.6 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Regent's favourite; ink no: 46; pencil no: C-6/6 ; blue no:'. [KC 05/08/2006]

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]: 'Regent’s favourite'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 2: ‘36/3 - a junior secretary with wide red hat and pen case in his belt’ [MS 05/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

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 - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: See 2001.35.177.1-2 & 2001.35.396.177 for images taken by Nepean at the same time [MS 05/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Regent's favourite" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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