Brigadier Neame inspects Tibetan soldiers

Brigadier Neame inspects Tibetan soldiers

2001.35.370.1 (Print Black & White)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September 7th 1936

Named Person

Brigadier Neame


Lhasa >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

106 x 72 mm

Brigadier Neame inspecting Tibetan soldiers' rifles at a military display held in Lhasa in 1936

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

CB.21 [view film roll]

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Tibetan army Modern Uniform'; [ink no:] 27; [pencil no:] CB/21; [blue no:] 27'; from an envelope marked 'Reviewing the Army' [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]: 'Ditto [Platoon having rifles inspected] close up - Neame examining rifle'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 3: ‘16/2 - Brig. Neame inspecting Tibetan rifles’ [MS 14/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'CB' taken on the British Mission to Lhasa in 1936 - 37 comprise a group of negatives containing images of yak hide boats and horses on and in the Tsangpo river, gifts being offered, Mission and Tibetan officials, scenes along the banks of the river and near Chusul and a ‘monastery village’ near Chusul. The collection of images have been given the heading ‘Army and Navy Prints’ at the top of Chapman’s hand-written list. They were taken on September 6th - 7th 1936 [MS 14/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Brigadier Neame inspects Tibetan soldiers" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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