Appliqué tents in Chushul

Appliqué tents in Chushul

1998.131.532 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Frederick Spencer Chapman


Frederick Spencer Chapman

Date of Photo

August 22nd 1936


Tsangpo Valley Region > Chushul

Accession number


Image Dimensions

80 x 110

Group of three Tibetan men outside appliqué tents erected to welcome the Mission party as they passed through Chushul en route to Lhasa.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

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

C.11.1 [view film roll]

Previous Pitt Rivers Museum Number


Other Information

In Negative - '1' is printed on the left side edge of the negative [MS 01/04/2006]

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]: 'Group and tents at Chusul' [MS 01/04/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: Images prefixed with 'C.11' comprise a group of negatives containing images of Chusul, including a panorama [MS 01/04/2006]

Other Information - Entry in Mission Diary for August 22nd 1936: "On the far bank we were entertained by the local headmen to "chang" and Tibetan tea in gaily ornamented tents while the ponies were resaddled" ['Lhasa Mission, 1936: Diary of Events', Part III pp. 5-6, written by Neame] [MS 01/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Appliqué tents in Chushul" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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