19188.8.131.52.2 (Album Print black & white)
H. Staunton ?
1940 - 1941
Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung
66 x 104 mm
Print gelatin silver
Notes on album mount - This photograph is one of 8 on page 12 of Staunton's album under the general title of "Yatung" written in pencil and capital letters in Staunton's hand in the centre of the page. [KC 3/11/2005]
Manual Catalogues - "Yatung?" [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 14/12/2005]
Other Information - Place: Yatung is situated in the Chumbi Valley close to the border with Sikkim. It was a prosperous village of stone houseswith grey shingled roofs nestling at the foot of a narrow valley. A British Trade Agent was posted there as well as a platoon of Indian troops. Comprised a village, Agency, Post Office and Barracks. [KC 14/12/2005]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Yatung village in the snow" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_19184.108.40.206.2.html>.
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