Yamdrok Tso

Yamdrok Tso

2001.35.68.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

c. September 3rd 1936


Yamdrok Tso Region > Yamdrok Tso

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

View of the Yamdrok Tso taken in September 1936

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 - 2-068; 13; Yamdrok Tso? [KC 28/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

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

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: The main Mission party travelling to Lhasa with Sir Basil Gould arrived at Gyantse on August 12th 1936. Most of the party left on August 16th but Nepean had to remain in Gyantse to fix the wireless set that was a critical part of the communications network that the Mission hoped to establish in Lhasa. This photograph, therefore, could have been taken between August 12th and early September when Nepean left to travel to Lhasa, arriving on September 6th 1936. However, Yamdrok was about 3 days journey from Lhasa, although Nepean would have been able to travel faster as part of a smaller group. This photograph, therefore, was probably taken on or around September 3rd 1936 [MS 28/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Yamdrok Tso" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.68.1.html>.

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