Gould Mission to Lhasa, Tibet, 1936

Gould Mission to Lhasa, Tibet, 1936

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Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Gould Mission to Lhasa, Tibet (1936 to 1937). Here, tea is being taken after a seven-a-side football match. Those seated (from left) are: Hugh Richardson, Tsarong Shape, Basil Gould, Surkang Se, Norbhu Dhondup, Yutok Depon, Sidney Dagg, Evan Nepean, and William Morgan. Richardson (1905-2000) was a British Trade Agent stationed at Gyantse. Mission leader Basil Gould (1883-1956) was British Political Officer in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet from 1935 to 1945. Dagg and Nepean (1909-2002) were radio operators from the Royal Signals Corps of the British Army. Morgan was from the Indian Medical Service. Photographed on 26 November 1936.

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