Snake Temple, Lukhang , north of Potala

Snake Temple, Lukhang, north of Potala

2001.35.396.28.3 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September 10th 1936

Named Person



Lhasa > Potala > Lukhang

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

The Snake Temple, or Lukhang, north of the Potala. Two men in a boat can be seen approaching the temple, which is concealed behind trees

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. "Snake Temple, Lukhang , north of Potala " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. Accessed 11 Feb. 2016 <>.

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