Potala south face

Potala south face

2001.35.396.23.3 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September - December 1936


Lhasa > Potala (from south)

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

The south face of the Potala Palace. Stonework walls and cropped vegetation are visible.

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

2001.35.109.1 1998.131.302

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'The Potala - South Face'. [MS 30/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: The negative for this image is in the Frederick Spencer Chapman collection at the PRM [1998.131.302]. 'YN 62' has been scratched into the negative in the bottom right hand corner [MS 30/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Potala south face" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.396.23.3%0B.html>.

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