Yatung village in the snow

Yatung village in the snow

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung

Accession number


Image Dimensions

66 x 104 mm

A view of the settlement of Yatung looking beyond the gate of the Yatung Agency with snow on the ground.

Further Information

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 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 -

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_1999.>.

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