Brigadier Neame inspecting Tibetan troops

Brigadier Neame inspecting Tibetan troops

2001.35.396.40.1 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

September 7th 1936

Named Person

Brigadier Neame


Lhasa > Trapshi

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 58 mm

Brigadier Neame on horseback, inspecting troops at a military review near Trapshi held in September 1936. Spectators can be seen lining the parade ground in the background whilst Tibetan officials are seated and standing in and around a tent on the left

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

2001.35.214.1 1998.131.504

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Brig. Gen. Neame VC about to review the Tibetan Army, Lhasa' [MS 01/08/2006]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: This photograph was taken on September 7th 1936 when a review of Tibetan troops was held for Brigadier Neame, who had travelled to Lhasa as part of the British mission in order to give military advice to the Tibetan government. Evan Nepean, whose arrival had been delayed due to technical problems with the wireless equipment arrived in Lhasa the day prior to this event [MS 30/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Brigadier Neame inspecting Tibetan troops" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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