Roof of Sera Monastery

Roof of Sera Monastery

2001.35.396.21.8 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

October 18th 1936


Lhasa Area > Sera

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Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Gilded copper Buddhist symbols on the top of Sera Monastery with monks and members of the British Mission to Lhasa under Sir Basil Gould, mainly orderlies and chaprassis in fur coats, looking around the setting

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

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For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Roof of Sera Monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. Accessed 11 Feb. 2016 <>.

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