About this object

A small watercolour showing looting and fighting on Chakpori and in Lhasa, there is Tibetan commentary of the events of the 13th day of the second month 1959 written at the base of the watercolour.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Lobsang Choten
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: West Bengal: Darjeeling
  • Date made
    1961
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Paper Plant
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From The Tibet Society
  • Collector
    Lois Lang-Sims
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1964 before
  • Measurements
    191 mm x 280 mm
  • Note
    Curator's note: This watercolour is thought to have been painted at the Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Hillside, Darjeeling. Painted on the 30th day of the 6th month, unclear if this is Tibetan or western calendar date. The group of paintings was purchased from The Tibet Society for £2.0.0. They were given to the Tibet Society by Lois Lang-Sims who was given them when in India in 1962. Written by Emma Martin.
  • Related people
    Lobsang Choten (Artist/maker); Lois Lang-Sims (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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