Pede dzong and Yamdrok Tso

Pede dzong and Yamdrok Tso

2001.35.396.16.1 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

c. September 3rd 1936


Yamdrok Tso Region > Pede

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

View of Pede dzong at the edge of Yamdrok Tso. Taken en route from Gyantse to 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

This Image also appears in another collection


Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Pede Dzong'. [MS 28/07/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: The main Mission party travelling to Lhasa with Sir Basil Gould arrived at Gyantse on August 12th 1936. Most of the party left on August 16th but Nepean had to remain in Gyantse to fix the wireless set that was a critical part of the communications network that the Mission hoped to establish in Lhasa. This photograph, therefore, could have been taken between August 12th and early September when Nepean left to travel to Lhasa, arriving on September 6th 1936. However, Pede was about 3 days journey from Lhasa, although Nepean would have been able to travel faster as part of a smaller group. This photograph, therefore, was probably taken on or around September 3rd 1936 [MS 28/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pede dzong and Yamdrok Tso" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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