Rai Sahib Tonyot Tsering

Rai Sahib Tonyot Tsering  S.A.S

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941

Named Person

Tonyot Tsering


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka > Mission Hospital

Accession number


Image Dimensions

86 x 120mm

Rai Sahib Tonyot Tsering, Harry Staunton's Sikkimese S.A.S (sub-assistant surgeon) standing in front of the single-storey British hospital building with a cart-wheel leaning against a wall and packing cases on the right-hand side. He is wearing western style clothes and shoes.

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 - "Rai Sahib Tonyot" is written in pencil in capital letters beside the photograph on the album page. [KC 30/12/2005]

Other Information - People

Other Information - People: Rai Sahib Tonyot Tsering was Sikkimese and served as an assistant medical doctor to British medical doctors serving in Tibet. See also, Rai Sahib Bo Tsering. [KC 30/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Rai Sahib Tonyot Tsering
" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.>.

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