Camels in Lhasa

Camels in Lhasa

2001.35.303.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September 2nd 1936?



Accession number


Image Dimensions

104 x 72 mm

A herd of camels in the Lhasa area. The Dalai Lama had a herd of camels which roamed around the city

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

CM.15 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'A herd of bactrian camels near Lhasa; ink no: 103; pencil no: CM/15; , blue no: 48'; from an envelope marked 'Scenes during journeys around Lhasa' [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]: 'Camels' [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CM' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa in 1936 comprise a group of negatives containing images of Drepung Monastery, shengnoes at Drepung, river behind Dekyi Lingka, Pargo Kaling, Chakpori, Turquoise Bridge, boats, Potala, ‘air views’ [MS 14/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Camels in Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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