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Creator:
White, J. Claude (John Claude), b. 1853  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (carbon, 10 x 3.5 cm.; mounted 16 x 5 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Panoramas
Photographs
Place:
Tsangpo Valley
Tibet (China)
China
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of one carbon print by John Claude White, depicting a panoramic view of the Tsangpo River Valley, Tibet, circa 1904.
Arrangement:
oversized file folder
Biographical / Historical:
John Claude White (1853-1918) was an amateur British photographer who spent his professional life working for the British Raj. From 1883 to 1908, White was stationed in Kathmandu and Sikkim. His famous images of the Himalayas were taken during this period. He accompanied Francis Younghusband on the British expedition to Tibet in 1903-1904 and made a number of landscape photographs during the campaign, including the image in this collection.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1998.06
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Genre/Form:
Panoramas
Photographs
Identifier:
FSA.A1998.06
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1998-06