Man carrying load of chang pots

Man carrying load of chang pots

2001.35.286.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

August 19th - 20th 1936


Yamdrok Tso Region

Accession number


Image Dimensions

71 x 106 mm

A man carrying a load of chang pots in a basket on his back

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

CP.18 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Laden coolie with carrying stick; ink no: 27; pencil no: CP/18; 61, blue no: '; [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]: 'Man with load of chang pots v. badly scratched' [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed by 'CP' taken on the Mission to Lhasa in 1936 - 37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of the route to Lhasa including rock paintings, a ‘ghost scarer’, environs of Nyapsu La, Singma, boats on the Tsangpo, birds and flowers. The list is referred to as ‘P’ in Chapman’s papers, but all the images were prefixed ‘CP’ in the draft album and related prints in the Pitt Rivers Museum collection are also annotated as ‘CP’. They all seem to have been taken between August 19th - 22nd 1936 [MS 14/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Man carrying load of chang pots" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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