The Reting Regent's palanquin

The Reting Regent's palanquin

2001.35.292.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

November 23rd 1936


Lhasa Area > Shingdonka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

105 x 81 mm

The Regent's carrying chair with attendants in the background on the occasion of his return from a tour to Samye

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

C.13.10 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Regent's carrying chair; ink no: 104; pencil no: C-13/10; , blue no: '; from an envelope marked 'Scenes from Regent's tour'. [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]: 'R.’s [Regent’s] palanquin' [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.13' comprise a group of negatives containing images of a photograph of the 13th Dalai Lama, Pendong, the mission hospital group, the Regent’s departure, 5 Kamba beggars, the Ngagchen Rimpoche, Taring Rimpoche. They seem to have been taken on or around November 23rd 1936, when the Regent returned from a tour to Samye [MS 14/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "The Reting Regent's palanquin" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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