Brigadier Neame inspecting Tibetan troops

Brigadier Neame inspecting Tibetan troops

1998.131.504 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

September 7th 1936

Named Person

Brigadier Neame


Lhasa > Trapshi

Accession number


Image Dimensions

61 x 91

Soldier on horse, possibly Brigadier Neame, inspecting troops at a military review near Trapshi held in September 1936. Spectators can be seen lining the parade ground in the background whilst Tibetan officials are seated and standing in and around a tent on the left

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

Date Acquired

Donated 1994

Donated by

Mrs Faith Spencer Chapman


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Frederick Spencer Chapman

Previous Catologue Number


Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


This Image also appears in another collection

2001.35.396.40.1 2001.35.214.1

Other Information

In Negative - 'YN 33' has been scratched into the negative in the bottom left hand corner [MS 30/03/2006]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: This photograph was taken on September 7th 1936 when a review of Tibetan troops was held for Brigadier Neame, who had travelled to Lhasa as part of the British mission in order to give military advice to the Tibetan government. The photograph was taken by Evan Nepean, whose arrival in Lhasa had been delayed due to technical problems with the wireless equipment. He arrived in Lhasa the day prior to this event [MS 30/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Brigadier Neame inspecting Tibetan troops" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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