BMR.188.8.131.52 (Album Print black & white)
Hugh E. Richardson
November 20th - 22nd 1936
Print gelatin silver
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson
C.13.1 [view film roll]
F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum
Notes on print/mount - 'The 13th Dalai Lama' and 'PS44136B' have been written beneath the image in the album in pencil, apparently not by Hugh Richardson. In addition a large letter 'P' with an arrow beneath pointing to the photograph and a cross enclosed in an circle (similar to an asterisk) have been written above [MS 12/06/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Dalai Lama’s photo over exposed' [MS 12/06/2006]
Other Information - Album: This image appears alongside two others of the Prime Minister and the Regent on page 23 of Hugh Richardson's album 'Lhasa 1936' [MS 12/06/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.13.' comprise a group of negatives containing images of a photograph of the 13th Dalai Lama, Pendong [Bhondong], the mission hospital group, the Regent’s departure, 5 Kamba beggars, the Ngagchen Rimpoche, Taring Rimpoche. They were taken
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Reproduction of photograph of 13th Dalai Lama" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.184.108.40.206.html>.
For more information about photographic usage or to order prints, please visit the The British Museum.
© The British Museum