19126.96.36.199.3 (Album Print black & white)
H. Staunton ?
1940 - 1941
Chumbi Valley Region > Phari
119 x 88 mm
Print gelatin silver
Notes on print/mount - "Chomolhari and Phari rest house" is written on the reverse of the print in pencil and in capital letters. Also, the number "4258" is written in pencil in the top right hand corner. [KC 7/12/2005]
Notes on the album mount - "Chomolhari" is written in capital letters in pencil on the album page below the photograph. [KC 7/12/2005]
Other Information - Setting: F Spencer Chapman writes in Lhasa: The Holy City , 1940, London: Readers Union Ltd, p.33, "The Phari bungalow is flat-roofed, as are all the buildings here, and faces onto a cobbled courtyard together with the Post Office and the rooms of the Postmaster, ... , and the hut-keeper. ... The Post Office, at 15,000 feet, is supposed to be the highest in the world". [KC 7/12/2005]
Other Information - Album: This image appears in Staunton's personal album on a page (19188.8.131.52) with three other images. [KC 6/12/2005]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Phari rest house with Mount Chomolhari in background" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_19184.108.40.206.3.html>.
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