Head Abbot of Sera Monastery

Head Abbot of Sera Monastery

2001.35.396.20.4 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

October 18th 1936

Named Person

Sera Monastery Abbot


Lhasa Area > Sera

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

The head Abbot of Sera Monastery. A group of monks can be seen in the background, as can the elaborate gold religious emblems that stood so distinctively on the roof of the main temple in the monastery as Buddhist symbols

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

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For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Head Abbot of Sera Monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.396.20.4.html>.

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