Doring, O'Malley, Sonam

Doring, O'Malley, Sonam

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941

Named Person

Doring Se, Doring Lhacham, O'Malley, Sonam Tobden


Gyantse Region > Doring House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

118 x 89 mm

Doring and his wife standing in a porch at the top of the stairs leading to their house. Doring is wearing light-coloured silk and has his hair in a top knot. His wife has her hair tied back and is wearing a large amulet box (ga'u) around her neck and a long striped apron. Also standing nearby (left to right) are Captain O'Malley and Sonam Tobden. On the far right is a lesser official in a dark coloured robe and a earring of office. There is a decorated wooden plinth above the distinctive glass-paned windows with a diamond pattern.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1999

Donated by

Diana Hughes


H. Staunton

Photo also owned by

Diana Hughes

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Doring, O'Malley, Sonam" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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