The Lost World of Tibet Film by George Sherriff

George Sherriff (1898-1967) was a famous Scottish explorer and plant collector who travelled primarily with Frank Ludlow in the Eastern Himalayas. Together, they discovered many new plant species including many Primulas. Their expeditions are detailed in the Book "A Quest of Flowers" by H.R. Fletcher. George was an avid photographer and his still images showing plants in the wild are a precious source of information. He also made movies and one of his amateur films from the early 1940's is viewable on You Tube (12mins). It is called "The Lost World of Tibet" and it is narrated by George's wife Betty. It is a fascinating glimpse into travel at the time and there are occasional glimpses of Primulas. See time 4:50 and 6:14.


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