Sera Monastery

Sera Monastery

2001.35.396.20.1 (Album Print black & white)

Image for comparison


Other Version of this Photo in Evan Yorke Nepean collection

[view record]


Other Version of this Photo in Frederick Spencer Chapman collection

[view record]


Image in Album

[view record]

Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

October 18th 1936


Lhasa Area > Sera

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Sera Monastery from a distance, taken upon departure of the Mission from a visit to the site on October 18th 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


This Image also appears in another collection

2001.35.88.1 1998.131.359.1

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Sera monastery'. [MS 28/07/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: The negative for this image is in the Frederick Spencer Chapman collection at the PRM [1998.131.359.1]. 'YN 56' has been scratched into the bottom right hand corner of the negative [MS 21/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Sera Monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

For more information about photographic usage or to order prints, please visit the The Pitt Rivers Museum.

© The Pitt Rivers Museum