BMR.184.108.40.206 (Album Print black & white)
Hugh E. Richardson
Chumbi Valley Region > Gautsa
Print gelatin silver
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson
H.18 [view film roll]
F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum
Notes on print/mount - 'In Potala' has been written beneath the image in the album in pencil, apparently not by Hugh Richardson. This is incorrect - the images seem to have been taken in Gautsa [see below] [MS 25/08/2006]
Other Information - Album: This image appears alongside 3 others of religious objects on page 45 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]: '1/2 4 Ditto [images at Gautsa]'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 2: ‘20/2 - Robed images in monastery’ [MS 25/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: A group of negatives prefixed with 'H' that contain images of the route from Lhasa including Phari, Gautsa, Gyantse, all of which seem to have been taken in late February - early March 1937 [MS 10/03/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Images in Gautsa monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.220.127.116.11.html>.
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