BMR.184.108.40.206 (Album Print black & white)
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Hugh E. Richardson
Lhasa Area > Sera
Print gelatin silver
British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37
Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson
F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum
Notes on print/mount - The back of the print is covered with crop and reproduction instructions. The caption 'The old abbot of Sera Monastery' has been written on the back in pencil, as has the reference number '9.16' [MS 21/03/2006]
Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'The old abbot of Sera v.g'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 2: ‘23/1 - The head abbot of Sera monastery’ [MS 21/03/2006]
Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with '9' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Trisum sampa, yaks on Sera plain, Sera monastery and Khampa people. They all seem to have been taken during January 1937 [MS 21/03/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Old Abbot of Sera Monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.220.127.116.11.html>.
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