BMR.22.214.171.124 (Album Print black & white)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Hugh E. Richardson
September 6th 1936
Print gelatin silver
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson
CC.11 [view film roll]
F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum
Notes on print/mount - 'Looking west from the Potala' has been written beneath both images in this panorama in the album in pencil, apparently not by Hugh Richardson [MS 25/08/2006]
Other Information - Album: This image appears alongside 3 others composed as two panoramic views on page 64 of Hugh Richardson's album 'Lhasa 1936' [MS 25/08/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CC' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa in 1936-37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of the Nepalese guard at Gyantse fort, Tsarong’s house, part of Potala and flooded plain of Lhasa, the aqueduct, ‘Lake’ palace and causeway, lake at Norbu Lingka and birds on lake. They seem to have been taken between September 2nd - 6th 1936 [MS 14/08/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "View of Lhasa from Potala" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.126.96.36.199.html>.
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