Phari Dzong from Dak Bungalow

Phari Dzong from Dak Bungalow

2001.35.25.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 5th 1936


Chumbi Valley Region > Phari (from Dak bungalow)

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

View of Phari and the Chomolhari range. Taken from the British Dak bungalow on the outskirts of the town

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

2001.35.396.8.1 1998.131.152

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - '2-025;7; 9 circled in pencil; Phari, rest house in foreground, P.O.'. [KC 24/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Caption for this image in Nepean's album (see Same Image As) - 'Phari Dzong from the Rest House'. [MS 24/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: The negative for this print is to be found in the Frederick Spencer Chapman collection at the PRM [1998.131.152]. The reference 'YN.13' has been scratched into the negative [MS 24/07/2006]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: "The Phari bungalow is flat-roofed, as are all the buildings here, and faces onto a cobbled courtyard together with the Post Office and the rooms of the Postmaster, who is a Nepali, and the hut-keeper, who is a rather superior looking Tibetan with a long plait and a heavy gold ring in his left ear" ['Lhasa: The Holy City', F. Spencer Chapman, London: Chatto & Windus, 1938, p.33] [MS 24/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Phari Dzong from Dak Bungalow" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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