1936 - 1937 Mission Diary

The official diary of the Gould mission to Lhasa sent by the British government. Read more about the mission diary.

January 30th, Saturday

Yutok-Depon, one of the young Generals, who were trained in India, and his brother the Yapshi Phopon, who is the guardian of the Norbhu Lingka, came to dinner.

The evening was further enlivened by the introduction of balloons, which proved to be extraordinarily popular. Dinner was followed by the inevitable film show.

Author: Frederick Spencer Chapman [see handwritten annotations in Diary by Hugh Richardson in MS. Or. Richardson 2, Bodleian Libary, Department of Oriental Collections, University of Oxford]

Page Reference: Pt XIII p.2

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