Karo La pass looking south

Karo La pass looking south

1999.23.2.25 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Gyantse Region > Karo La

Accession number


Image Dimensions

110 x 66 mm

View of rocky mountains on the right and snow-capped peaks in the background. This is probably Karo La pass going south.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1999

Donated by

Diana Hughes


H. Staunton

Photo also owned by

Diana Hughes

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - "Velox" is stamped on the reverse of the print in black ink as is the number 500. [KC 24/10/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Hugh Richardson's comment is that this is "Karo La pass, going south. Pass down to the Yamdrok Tso". [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File: G 34, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 24/10/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Karo La pass looking south" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.23.2.25.html>.

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