Yuthok Sampa

Yuthok Sampa

2001.35.332.1.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

November 13th - 15th 1936?


Lhasa > Yuthok Sampa

Accession number


Image Dimensions

107 x 71 mm

Turquoise bridge, or Yuthok Sampa, near Lhasa.

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.7.2 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Turquoise bridge, Lhasa; ink no: 118; pencil no: C-7/2; 49; blue no: '; from an envelope marked 'Scenes around Lhasa and the Norbhu Lingka = Jewel Park, the summer palace'. [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]: 'Turquoise bridge 1/50 f6 x.4'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 1, From Gangtok to the Natu La August 1936: ‘36/3 - The Yuto Samba or Turquoise Bridge’ [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.7' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa 1936-37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of turquoise bridge, winnowing grain, willows behind Potala, child asleep in box with teapot, views of Potala and Gundeling. They seem to have been taken between November 13th - 15th 1936 [MS 14/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Yuthok Sampa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.332.1.1.html>.

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