Frederick Chapman hill walking near Lhasa

Frederick Chapman hill walking near Lhasa

2001.35.396.26.6 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

December 1936?


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Frederick Spencer Chapman climbing a snow covered hill outside Lhasa. Chapman was a fellow member of the Mission under Sir Basil Gould and would spend most of his free time going into the hills in the Lhasa valley. Upon leaving the Mission, he made an acclaimed conquest of Chomolhari. T

Further Information

Photographic Process


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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Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'F. Chapman on a hill, near Lhasa'. [MS 30/07/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: Because of the snowfall on the hill, this photograph was probably taken in the latter stages of Nepean's time in Lhasa, towards the end of November or early December. Nepean left Lhasa, with Chapman, on December 14th, although Chapman subsequently returned [MS 30/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Frederick Chapman hill walking near Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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