Tibetan soldiers

Tibetan soldiers

2001.35.396.41.5 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information

Photographer

Evan Yorke Nepean

Collection

Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September - November 1936

Region

Lhasa

Accession number

2001.35.396.41.5

Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

A Guard of Honour by Tibetan soldiers. Although the caption for this image states that these soldiers were the Regent's Guard of Honour, it is not clear whether they are presenting themselves on the occasion of his departure from or return to Lhasa (October 6th 1936 or November 23rd 1936 respectively, or whether they are presenting themselves at the military display attended by Brigadier Neame (September 7th 1936)

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

2001.35.224.1

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tibetan soldiers" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. Accessed 01 Sep. 2014 <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.396.41.5.html>.

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