Man driving oxen

Man driving oxen

BMR. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Hugh E. Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhasa Area

Accession number


Tibetan man driving a pair of oxen carrying an upturned table. The man carries a cylindrical tea churn on his back. The white walls of a mansion can be seen in the background, as can some tents behind trees on the left hand side of the image. The man and oxen are walking along a narrow path which has been marked out with a low stone wall

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

Revised Photographer

Not chapman?

Related Collections

F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum

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For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Man driving oxen" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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