Metal cauldron in street in Lhasa near Barkhor

Metal cauldron in street in Lhasa near Barkhor

2001.35.160.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September - December 1936


Lhasa > Barkhor

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

A large metalwork cauldron of the sort that would typically be used during festivals such as those at the time of Tibetan New Year when large numbers of monks would enter the city and would require to be given food and drink

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

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Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 2-160; 48. [KC 30/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Caption for this image in Nepean's album (see Same Image As) - 'Lhasa city. Bronze Bowl'. [MS 30/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Metal cauldron in street in Lhasa near Barkhor" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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