Dundul Namgyal Tsarong

Dundul Namgyal Tsarong

1998.131.485.1 (Contact Print)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

February 14th 1937

Named Person

George Tsarong


Lhasa > Tsarong House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 60

Tsarong's son 'George', Dundul Namgyal Tsarong on the steps of Tsarong's house. Flower pots can be seen in the background

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1994

Donated by

Mrs Faith Spencer Chapman


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Frederick Spencer Chapman

Previous Catologue Number

B.4 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

Notes on print/mount - The print has been printed out on Velox paper. The batch development number '640' has been printed on the back in red ink [MS 28/03/2006]

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]: '1/4 George Tsarong'; PRM Manuscripts Collection: ‘List of Tibetan Prints and Negatives’ - Book 2: ‘ “Rogues Gallery” - 41/4 - Tsarong’s son’ [MS 28/03/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'B' seem to have been taken during the New Year ceremonies in 1937 [MS 27/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dundul Namgyal Tsarong" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.131.485.1.html>.

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