Detail of Norbu Lingka gate

Detail of Norbu Lingka gate

1998.131.351 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


Major Finch?


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

December 23rd 1936 - January 2nd 1937


Lhasa > Norbu Lingka > Gate

Accession number


Image Dimensions

203 x 258 mm

Carved and painted wooden entrance to the Norbu Lingka showing the top part of the pillars. Decorated with floral motifs, lotus flowers, cranes and snow lions, an emblem of Tibet

Further Information

Photographic Process

Enlargement , 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

F.12 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Detail of Norbu Lingka gate" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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