Evan Nepean at Nagartse

Evan Nepean at Nagartse

2001.35.395.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

December 15th 1936?

Named Person

Evan Nepean


Yamdrok Tso Region > Nagartse

Accession number


Image Dimensions

104 x 71 mm

Evan Nepean riding a horse wearing his Afghan coat and fur hat in front of a building in Nakartse. Nepean had been recalled to India and Frederick Spencer Chapman accompanied him as far as Nagartse

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

BD.11 [view film roll]

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]: 'Nepean at Nangartse. Vert [Vertical]' [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'BD' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa in 1936 - 37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of Jangme village, Chaksam and ferry, Nepean and Sona Mundhu, Nangartse, animals and birds, Karo La, yaks descending pass. These images were taken in December 1936 when Chapman escorted Nepean, who was returning to India, to Nangartse, and then remained near Yamdrok Tso to take photographs of the flora and fauna [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Location: Nangartse (snga dkar rtse) is situated on the route between Gyantse (rgyal rtse) and Lhasa north of the Yamdrok Tso (Yar 'brog mtsho) lake. The fortified building serve as the residence of the Dzongpon (rdzong dpon), the district governor, and as the adminstrative centre of the area. [TS 18/4/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Evan Nepean at Nagartse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.395.1.html>.

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