Khampa pilgrims visiting the Potala

Khampa pilgrims visiting the Potala

2001.35.396.35.6 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information

Photographer

Evan Yorke Nepean

Collection

Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September - December 1936

Region

Lhasa > Potala

Accession number

2001.35.396.35.6

Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

A group of Khampa people whom Nepean states are visiting the Potala. This was common practice for many peoples, including Khampa nomads, who were frequently seen around Lhasa, especially in the months before Tibetan New Year, as they came both on pilgrimage and to pay their taxes in kind

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative

Date Acquired

Loaned August 2002

Donated by

Judy Goldthorp

Expedition

British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Lady Nepean

This Image also appears in another collection

2001.35.189.1

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Khampa pilgrims visiting the Potala" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. Accessed 23 Aug. 2014 <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.396.35.6.html>.

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