19220.127.116.11.1 (Album Print black & white)
H. Staunton ?
February - March 1940
14th Dalai Lama's mother
Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka
119 x 89 mm
Print gelatin silver
Notes on album mount - "Children's party at British Mission" is written on the album page (p.27) as a general caption for all four photogrsaphs on that page. [KC 6/1/2006]
Other Information - Setting: Basil Gould writes about the children's party in The Jewel in the Lotus , 1957, London: Chatto and Windus, "Some days later, grown-ups still being busy with ceremonies, we gave a children's party. Among the first to arrive was the family of the Dalai Lama ... But all the time the Dalai Lama's brother's and sister-in-law had been saving up crackers and balloons and toys for the Dalai Lama and they went off happy with a parcel of things in the uses of which they soon instructed him." (p.232)
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Guests including Dalai Lama's mother at children's party " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1918.104.22.168.1.html>.
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