Pilgrims on Lingkhor

Pilgrims on Lingkhor

2001.35.136.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September 8th 1936?


Lhasa > Lingkhor

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Tibetan people dressed in coats or chuba. Woman in centre holds a prayer wheel and rosary. Woman in centre is wearing a distinctive style of headdress; man on right is carrying an umbrella. Could be on the lingkor pilgrimage route because of the religious carvings on the rockface above

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver

Date Acquired

Loaned August 2002

Donated by

Judy Goldthorp


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Lady Nepean

Previous Catologue Number


This Image also appears in another collection

2001.35.396.27.4 1998.131.276

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 2-136; 28. [KC 30/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Caption for this image in Nepean's album (see Same Image As) - 'On the Holy Walk. Turning small prayer wheel' [MS 30/07/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: This image has been dated by relating it to similar images taken by F. S. Chapman in the PRM. Images in Chapman's collection prefixed with 'C.4' comprise a group of negatives containing images of soldiers, turning prayer wheel, horns and rock paintings, paintings, Dr Morgan and mission hospital, beggar with skull and drum, monks outside Sera, meat seller, water tanks. They all seem to have been taken on September 8th 1936 [MS 21/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pilgrims on Lingkhor " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.136.1.html>.

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