Doctors at the Mission in Lhasa

Doctors at the Mission in Lhasa

2001.35.344.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

November 21st - 22nd 1936?

Named Person

Captain Morgan, Bo Tsering


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka > Mission Hospital

Accession number


Image Dimensions

81 x 105 mm

Captain Morgan, Indian Medical Service, and his hospital staff, two of whom are wearing white gowns.

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.13.8 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Captain Morgan IMS and staff; ink no: 37; pencil no: C-13 ; blue no:'; from an envelope marked 'Personalities'. [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]: 'Hospital group v. [vertical]' [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. "Doctors at the Mission in Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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