Chorten near Chushul

Chorten near Chushul

1998.131.640 (Film negative)

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Photographer's handlist

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

August 21st - 22nd 1936


Tsangpo Valley Region > Takare Gompa

Accession number


Image Dimensions

80 x 110

Ruined chorten on the northern side of the Tsangpo river near Takare Gompa, before Chushul.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate , Negative Quarter Plate

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

C.10.11 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

In Negative - '11' has been printed on the negative on the left hand side. This has enabled identification of the image as 'C.10.11' in Chapman's handlist of images made whilst in Lhasa [MS 06/04/2006]

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]: 'Strange chorten before Chusul' [MS 06/04/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.10' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Lingmathang, Phari Dzong, Chomolhari from Tuna and chorten at Chusul. A note at the bottom of the page states that the contact prints for these images were all ‘in album’. They were all taken between August 4th - 22nd 1936, with the Mission arriving in Chushul on the latter date [MS 06/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Chorten near Chushul" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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