Old Tibetan woman begging in Yatung

Old Tibetan woman begging in Yatung

BMR. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Philip Neame


Hugh E. Richardson

Date of Photo

August 3rd 1936


Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung

Accession number


Old Tibetan woman begging in Yatung wearing beads and holding out her hat

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson

Previous Catologue Number

[PN] M 24 [view loan photo]

Related Collections

F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum

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Other Information

Other Information - Album: This image appears with two others who are identified only as 'types' on page 31 of the Album [MS 24/08/2006]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: Philip Neame states in his handlist of negatives that this woman resided in Yatung [see Same Image As] [MS 24/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Old Tibetan woman begging in Yatung " 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.>.

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