Riders and spectators at Dzonggyap shambe

Riders and spectators at Dzonggyap shambe

1998.131.555 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

March 8th 1937


Lhasa Area > Lhalu

Accession number


Image Dimensions

114 x 162

In foreground left and in background spectators at the Dzonggyap shambe or `Gallop behind the fort'. In distance rider shooting at target. A table with vessels can be seen on the left hand side of the image and lower ranking officials can be seen seated on rugs on the left, in front of the tent that sheltered the higher officials and the Kashag or Cabinet

Further Information


Riding , Firing

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1994

Donated by

Mrs Faith Spencer Chapman


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa (Hugh Richardson)

Photo also owned by

Frederick Spencer Chapman

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


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For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Riders and spectators at Dzonggyap shambe " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.131.555.html>.

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