Informal portrait of Sir Basil Gould

Informal portrait of Sir Basil Gould

2001.35.269.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September 16th 1936?

Named Person

Sir Basil Gould


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

73 x 106 mm

Head and shoulders portrait of Sir Basil Gould in civilian dress outside the Dekyi Lingka, where the British Mission resided whilst in Lhasa

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

CT.38 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Sir Basil Gould'; Ink no: 14; Pencil no: CT/38'. [KC 05/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936: 'B.J.G [Basil Gould]' [MS 05/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images with the prefix 'CT' were taken by Frederick Spencer Chapman. They comprise a group of negatives containing images of Basil Gould, carving on Norbu Lingka gate, barheaded geese and ducks on Norbu Lingka pond, Potala and Chakpori, camels, Dr Morgan and mission hospital, views of sitting room in Dekyi Lingka. They seem to have been taken in mid to late September, with this photograph probably being taken on or around September 16th 1936 [MS 05/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Informal portrait of Sir Basil Gould" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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