Reting Rinpoche in Shide Drokhang

Reting Rinpoche in Shide Drokhang

2001.35.280.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 28th 1936

Named Person

Reting Rinpoche


Lhasa > Shide Drokhang

Accession number


Image Dimensions

71 x 107 mm

The Regent of Tibet in his summer palace, Shide Drokhang, attached to Shide Monastery. Carved and painted furniture can be seen decorating the room

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

CN.27 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Regent ; ink no: 49; pencil no: CN/27, blue no:'; from an envelope marked 'The Regent' [KC 14/08/2006]

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]: 'Regent in his house' [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CN.' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa comprise a group of negatives containing images of flood waters on journey to Lhasa, views of flooded Kyi Chu valley, Norbhu, Gyaltsen, head syce and pony, Ladakhi traders, Parade guard of honour, Regent’s house, Regent, Prime Minister, Turquoise bridge, Potala. They seem to have been taken between August 23rd - 28th 1936 [MS 14/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Reting Rinpoche in Shide Drokhang" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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