BMR.18.104.22.168 (Album Print black & white)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Hugh E. Richardson
September 7th 1936
Print gelatin silver
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson
CB.28 [view film roll]
F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum
Other Information - Album: This image appears alongside 3 others of monks involved in a variety of activities on page 35 of Hugh Richardson's album 'Lhasa 1936' [MS 25/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Crowd [at military inspection] with umbrellas'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 3: ‘20/2x - Mostly monks in the crowd’ [MS 14/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CB' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa in 1936 - 37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of yak hide boats and horses on and in the Tsangpo river, gifts being offered, Mission and Tibetan officials, scenes along the banks of the river and near Chusul and a ‘monastery village’ near Chusul. The collection of images have been given the heading ‘Army and Navy Prints’ at the top of Chapman’s hand-written list. They were taken on September 6th - 7th 1936 [MS 14/08/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Crowds watching military display" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.22.214.171.124.html>.
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