Buddha image between Saugang and Gyantse

Buddha image between Saugang and Gyantse

2001.35.396.10.4 (Album Print black & white)

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Other Version of this Photo in Evan Yorke Nepean collection

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Other Version of this Photo in Frederick Spencer Chapman collection

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 11th 1936


Gyantse Region > Red Idol Gorge

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Large rock carving of Buddha, 20ft high, at the foot of Red Idol Gorge between Saugang and Gyantse.

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


This Image also appears in another collection

2001.35.38.1 1998.131.171

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Buddha at the end of Red Idol Gorge'. [MS 28/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: The negative for this image is in the Frederick Spencer Chapman collection at the PRM [1998.131.171]. 'YN.23' has been scratched into the bottom left hand corner of the negative. This helps to identify the image a having been taken by Evan Yorke Nepean [MS 12/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Buddha image between Saugang and Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.396.10.4.html>.

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