Thangka painter at the Potala

Thangka painter at the Potala

2001.35.297.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Philip Neame


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September 6th 1936


Lhasa > Potala

Accession number


Image Dimensions

104 x 70 mm

A thangka painter at work preparing a thangka for the shrine of the 13th Dalai Lama in the Potala

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

[PN] V 9 In publication
'Lhasa Mission 1936, Diary of Events', P. Neame, H. Richardson, F. S. Chapman, Government of India Political Department [Note: photographs for October 18th - November 4th 1936 are not included as their relationship to text is not detailed; see Mission Diary text for details of images] [see photos in publication]
[PN] V 9 [view loan photo]

This Image also appears in another collection

2006.1.39.9 BMR.

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Thangka painter at the Potala" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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