Khampa man on horseback

Khampa man on horseback

1998.131.240 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

December 10th 1936?


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Image Dimensions

148 x 204 mm

Khampa man on horseback riding past a stonework and mud-plaster wall. Defoliated trees and mountains can be seen in the background

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

BH.3 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'B.H.3' has been written on the back of the print in pencil. There also appears to be a small, hand-written '8' or other mark near the bottom left corner of the back of the print [MS 4/2/2005]

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]: 'Kamba? ambling past'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 4: ‘1/1 - Tibetan horseman “pacing” (moving left legs together then right together) round Lhasa city’ [MS 16/03/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'BH.' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Officials, a Khampa man, Sir Basil Gould and various personnel on the Mission in 1936-7. They all seem to have been taken on, just prior to or immediately after December 10th 1936 [MS 16/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Khampa man on horseback" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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