Earliest haunting images of Tibet revealed: Photographs taken by British officer during controversial 1903 mission which depicted Mount Everest to Westerners for the first time140 photographs from 1903 invasion expected to fetch £1,200 at auction They were taken by Captain William Hayman whose family are selling them Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India, wanted to stop Russian influence in Tibet 3,000 troops led from British-ruled India by Colonel Francis Younghusband By Helen Lawson A collection of photographs taken during the controversial 1903 British Expedition to Tibet has come to light.

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