The official diary of the Gould mission to Lhasa sent by the British government. Read more about the mission diary.
Lanchunga Shappe and Kalon Lama, both members of the Kashag, came 015.8. to dinner. Each official brought many relations. As usual dinner was followed by a film show. We are beginning to sympathise with professional cinema operators who have to watch the same programme every day for a week!
Author: Frederick Spencer Chapman [see handwritten annotations in Diary by Hugh Richardson in MS. Or. Richardson 2, Bodleian Libary, Department of Oriental Collections, University of Oxford]
Page Reference: Pt XI p.1
Nepean and Sonam returning to IndiaEnlarge