2001.35.371.1 (Print Black & White)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Evan Yorke Nepean
September 7th 1936
106 x 72 mm
Loaned August 2002
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
CB.29 [view film roll]
Notes on print/mount - 'Tibetan army Ancient Uniform'; [ink no:] 108; [pencil no:] CB/29; [blue no:] 28'; from an envelope marked 'Reviewing the Army' [KC 14/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Group of new uniformed soldiers and mule'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 3: ‘17/3 - Section with new Tibetan uniform and mountain gun on mule’ [MS 14/08/2006]
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. "Tibetan soldiers in old-style uniform" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.371.1.html>.
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