Kala rest house

Kala rest house

2001.35.396.10.2 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 8th 1936


Khangmar Region > Kala

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Kala rest house taken whilst the British Mission to Lhasa under Sir Basil Gould were en route to Lhasa in 1936

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

This Image also appears in another collection


Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Kala Rest House'. [MS 28/07/2006]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: "Reached the wide Kala valley and saw the lake over to the left; and to the right an immense grassy plain running up to rounded foot-hills and higher mountains to the north. // The low-roofed rest-house is surrounded by fields of wonderfully rich barley" ['Lhasa: The Holy City', F. Spencer Chapman, London: Chatto & Windus, 1938, p.42] [MS 10/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Kala rest house" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.396.10.2.html>.

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