Winnowing grain in Lhasa

Winnowing grain in Lhasa

BMR. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Hugh E. Richardson

Date of Photo

November 13th - 15th 1936?


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Winnowing grain in Lhasa

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

C.7.3 [view film roll]

Related Collections

F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum

Other Information

Other Information - Album: This image appears alongside 3 others showing various scenes relating to harvesting on page 58 of Hugh Richardson's album 'Lhasa 1936' [MS 26/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Caption in Chapman's hand-written list of negatives made whilst on the Mission to Lhasa, 1936-7 [See PRM Manuscripts Collection]: 'Winnowing grain 1.200 f.5.6 x1' [MS 26/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.7.' comprise a group of negatives containing images of the Turquoise Bridge, winnowing grain, willows behind the Potala, child asleep in box with teapot, views of Potala and Kundeling. They all seem to have been taken between November 13th - 15th 1936, when harvesting was taking place around Lhasa [MS 16/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Winnowing grain in Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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