Patients at the Gyantse hospital

Patients at the Gyantse hospital

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Gyantse > Mission Hospital

Accession number


Image Dimensions

90 x 63 mm

A group of women and children in front of the British hospital in Gyantse. The children may be waiting for vaccinations. The young girl in the centre is holding knitting needles in her hands. The child on the left is wearing a brocade and fur hat. The women have their hair braided. In an open porch on the right of the image, it is possible to see a table and chair where the doctor receives his patients. A Sikkimese orderly is standing inbetween the chair and table.

Further Information


Health Care

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. "Patients at the Gyantse hospital" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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