Grinding corn outside a house

Grinding corn outside a house

2001.35.363.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Philip Neame


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 28th 1936


Lhasa > Prime Minister's House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

106 x 72 mm

Group outside a house in a courtyard grinding grain with a hand operated mill stone. This was probably taken in the house of the Prime Minister, whom the British Mission party visited on this day and whose photographs immediately precedes this one

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

[PN] S 29 In publication
'Lhasa Mission 1936, Diary of Events', P. Neame, H. Richardson, F. S. Chapman, Government of India Political Department [Note: photographs for October 18th - November 4th 1936 are not included as their relationship to text is not detailed; see Mission Diary text for details of images] [see photos in publication]
[PN] S 29 [view loan photo]

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For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Grinding corn outside a house" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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