1998.131.159 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

January 1937


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Image Dimensions

121 x 165

Yak with wooden pack saddle and woven sack.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1994

Donated by

Faith Spencer Chapman


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Frederick Spencer Chapman

Previous Catologue Number

7.15 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

Notes on print/mount - '7-15' has been written on the back of the print in pencil [MS 10/03/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written handlist of negatives taken whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Yak standing up' [MS 10/03/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Those images prefixed with the number '7' relate to a group of negatives containing images of the Potala, yaks and donkeys, all of which seem to have been taken in early January 1937 [MS 10/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Yak" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.131.159.html>.

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