BMR.220.127.116.11 (Album Print black & white)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Hugh E. Richardson
October 18th - 21st 1936?
Lhasa Area > Sera
Print gelatin silver
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson
CD.10 [view film roll]
F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum
Notes on print/mount - 'Drepung boy' has been written beneath the image in the album in pencil, apparently not by Hugh Richardson
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Gold ornaments on Sera roof '; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 2: ‘17/4 - On the roof of Drepung monastery religious emblems covered with gold leaf’ [MS 10/06/2006]
Other Information - Album: This image appears alongside three others of the Potala, Sera and Chakpori on page 14 of Hugh Richardson's album 'Lhasa 1936' [MS 10/06/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CD.' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Sera monastery, Kundeling, Potala, Chakpori, swans and hoopoe, a shepherd with sling, Dekyi Lingka, stone lions outside Chinese legation and an elephant passing the Potala. They all seem to have been taken between October 18th - 21st 1936 [MS 16/03/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Sera Monastery roof" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.18.104.22.168.html>.
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