Mules carrying loads of wood

Mules carrying loads of wood

1998.131.232 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

January 1937


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Image Dimensions

61 x 92 mm

Mules carrying loads of brushwood. Three mules can be seen loaded down with branches, walking along a road

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

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

7.6 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

In Negative - '7-6' has been scratched into the bottom edge of the negative [MS 16/03/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Donkeys with loads of sticks' [MS 16/03/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Most of the images referenced by two numbers [e.g.: 7.6] rather than an alpha numeric sequence are used to illustrate sections in the official Mission Diary for the month of January in 1937. Those prefixed with '7.' comprise a group of negatives containing images of the Potala, yaks and donkeys [MS 18/3/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mules carrying loads of wood" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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