Man and two ponies standing on a beam bridge, Gobshi

Man and two ponies standing on a beam bridge, Gobshi

1999.23.2.26 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Gyantse Region > Gobshi

Accession number


Image Dimensions

110 x 67 mm

A stone and plank beam bridge across a river. A man wearing woollen jodhpurs, jacket and a Tibetan fur hat and with a camera case slung across his shoulder is standing on part of the bridge between two ponies. The one on the left has saddlebags.

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" and the number 500 are stamped on the reverse of print in black ink. [KC 24/10/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Hugh Richardson's comment is that this is "Beyond Gyantse, possibly Gupshe [Gobshi]; en route. [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File: G 35, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 24/10/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Man and two ponies standing on a beam bridge, Gobshi" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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