1 Print (carbon, 10 x 3.5 cm.; mounted 16 x 5 cm.)
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of one carbon print by John Claude White, depicting a panoramic view of the Tsangpo River (Yarlung Zangbo) Valley, Tibet, circa 1904.
Organized in one oversized 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.
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives