2001.35.361.1 (Print Black & White)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Evan Yorke Nepean
October 3rd 1936
Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka
106 x 72 mm
Loaned August 2002
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
CX.24 [view film roll]
Notes on print/mount - 'Fat monk and chang girls'; [ink no:] 41; [pencil no:] CX/24; [blue no:] '; from an envelope marked 'Chang Girls, Fat Monks, Dancing Girls, Mummers'. [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]: 'Rupon and 2 chang girls good' [MS 07/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CX.' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa of 1936-37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of Phendong and his house, grinding grain, officials (5th rank), Rupon, doctors, artists at work, official’s at Regent’s departure. They all seem to have been taken between October 2nd - 6th 1936 [MS 07/08/2006]
Other Information - Setting: Mission Diary for October 3rd: "Today we gave the last of our big lunch parties. The guests were officials below the fourth rank. They were as easy to entertain as all our earlier guests and it was an enjoyable afternoon but we were all relieved to see the end of a week of parties" ['Lhasa Mission, 1936: Diary of Events', Part VII p. 2, written by Hugh Richardson]. See Bodleian Library Hugh Richardson Archive MS. Or. Richardson 3 folio 42 for a fuller description of this event.
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tibetan women and Rupon at Dekyi Lingka party" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.361.1.html>.
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