Gyantse monastery

Gyantse monastery

2001.35.57.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 12th - c. September 1st 1936


Gyantse > Monastery

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Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

The precinct walls of Gyantse monastery with some of the monastic compound buildings seen on the hillside above

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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Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 2-057; 115; 'Gyantse fort wall'. [KC 28/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Caption for this image in Nepean's album (see Same Image As) - 'Gompa at Gyantse'. [MS 28/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Gyantse monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. Accessed 02 Dec. 2015 <>.

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