BMR.126.96.36.199 (Album Print black & white)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Hugh E. Richardson
September 2nd - 3rd 1936?
Lhasa > Pargo Kaling
Print gelatin silver
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson
CM.20 [view film roll]
F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum
Notes on print/mount - 'Par go Ka Ling' has been written beneath the image in the album in pencil, apparently not by Hugh Richardson [MS 10/06/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'City gate and reflection'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 1, From Gangtok to the Natu La August 1936: ‘35/4 - The Pargo Kaling a western gateway to Lhasa, built in the clift between two hills on which are the Hospital College and the Potala. It is built in the form of a chorten’ [MS 10/06/2006]
Other Information - Album: This image appears alongside three others on page 16 of Hugh Richardson's album 'Lhasa 1936' [MS 10/06/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CM' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Drepung Monastery, river behind Dekyi Lingka, Pargo Kaling, Chakpori, Turquoise Bridge, boats, Potala, ‘air views’, all apparently taken between August 30th and September 3rd 1936 [MS 10/04/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pargo Kaling reflected in water" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.188.8.131.52.html>.
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