2001.35.387.1 (Print Black & White)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Evan Yorke Nepean
106 x 81 mm
Loaned August 2002
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
8.16 [view film roll]
Notes on print/mount: ' Ragyap dwelling on the outskirts of Lhasa. The Ragyapa are the body cutters who dispose of the dead.' [ink no:] 31; [pencil no:] 51, 8-16; [blue no:] 54 [KC 15/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Beggar at tent door '; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 4: ‘16/3 - Ancient beggar in hovel outside Lhasa’ [MS 15/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with '8' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Mondo’s house, a weaver and Ragyapas. They seem to have been taken in January 1937 [MS 15/08/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Elderly woman outside tent" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.387.1.html>.
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