Lhasa women at a reception

Lhasa women at a reception

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941



Accession number


Image Dimensions

118 x 91 mm

A group of married Tibetan women at a reception. They are sitting cross legged in front of a large glass-paned window. They are wearing striped aprons and one of them on the far left has a Lhasa headdress. There are low tables in front of them.

Further Information


Domestic Activity , Eating and Drinking

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1999

Donated by

Diana Hughes


H. Staunton

Photo also owned by

Diana Hughes

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - "Ladies of Lhasa" is written in blue ink on the reverse of the print in Staunton's hand. [KC 14/12/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - "Lhasa headress" [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 13/12/2005]

Other Information - Album: This image appears in Staunton's personal album on a page (1999.23.1.11) with three other images. [KC 9/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Lhasa women at a reception" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.>.

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