Riders at Dzonggyap shambe

Riders at Dzonggyap shambe

1998.131.567 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

March 8th 1937


Lhasa > Lhalu House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

161 x 115

Riders in armour with weapons wearing ceremonial scarves or khatak given by officials attending the Dzonggyap shambe or `Gallop behind the fort'. Spectators can be seen in the background with a target on the right of the image in the middle distance. Lhalu Mansion is in the background. An official moving across the frame is out of focus in the centre right of the image

Further Information

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 at Dzonggyap shambe " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.131.567.html>.

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