19126.96.36.199.3 (Album Print black & white)
January - February 1940
Lhasa > Potala > Roof
112 x 67 mm
Print gelatin silver
Notes on album mount - "POTALA ROOF". This is written in pencil in Staunton's hand below the mounted photograph on the album page.
Other Information - Album: This image appears in Staunton's personal album on a page (19188.8.131.52) with two other images. [KC 6/12/2005]
Other Information - Setting: This photograph may have been taken at the time of the 14th Dalai Lama's Installation. [KC 6/12/2005]
Other Information - Background: A view of Chagpori (lchags po ri) medical college founded by the Desi Sangye Gyatso in 1696. The college form a centre of training of Amchi, (doctor) and the manufacture of Tibetan medicine. (TS)
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Harry Staunton on the roof of the Potala" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_19184.108.40.206.3.html>.
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