Tibetan baby during harvest

Tibetan baby during harvest

2001.35.396.30.4 (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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Other Version of this Photo in Hugh E. Richardson collection

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

November 13th - 15th 1936?


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

A Tibetan baby lying in a box upon a pile of hay and with a teapot and teacup in front of the box. Two wooden poles can be seen lying on the right hand side of the box and stacks of hay are visible piled up in the background. Some pieces of hay have been placed in the box for the baby to play with and one of these is also being held in its right hand. The baby has been placed in the box to keep him/her safe while the family harvests the crop of hay

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

2001.35.167.1 1998.131.239 BMR.

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Child'. [MS 30/07/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: This image relates directly to those taken by Chapman prefixed with 'C.7.' . This has enabled dating of the image to November 13th - 15th 1936, when harvesting was taking place around Lhasa [MS 16/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tibetan baby during harvest" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.396.30.4.html>.

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