Street in Lhasa near Barkhor

Street in Lhasa near Barkhor

2001.35.396.35.4 (Album Print black & white)

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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

September 1936?


Lhasa > Barkhor

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

A crowd of children and adults in teh Barkhor area of Lhasa gather around the photographer. The central figure is holding a prayer-wheel, which is in motion. Shops with textile awnings can be seen in the background and just behind the group on the left hand side

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

2001.35.187.1 1998.131.278

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Lhasa. Shop'. [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. 'YN 41' has been scratched onto the negative in the bottom left hand corner on the non-emulsion side. [MS 18/2/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Street in Lhasa near Barkhor" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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