19126.96.36.199 (Print black & white)
H. Staunton ?
1940 - 1941 [March]
Lhasa > Barkhor
67 x 112 mm
Print gelatin silver
Notes on print/mount - "Velox" in black ink and the number 611 in red are stamped on the back of this image. [KC 28/10/2005]
Other Information - Related images: 19188.8.131.52, 19184.108.40.206, 19220.127.116.11, 1918.104.22.168, 1922.214.171.124, 19126.96.36.199. These all document the procession on the 24th of the 1st Tibetan month. [KC 28/10/2005] Also, 19188.8.131.52.2 is a photograph of the same street taken at a different time. [KC 29/11/2005]
Other Information - Dates: Staunton was certainly in Lhasa for the Tibetan New Year in 1940 and possibly in 1941. This image is part of a group of 17 photographs taken over a two-day period (the 23rd and 24th of the first Tibetan month) which have the number 611 stamped in red on the back. [KC 31/10/2005]
Other Information - Setting: According to T. the squat 3-storey house on the right is Pomdatsang (The old Tsarong house). The house opposite it is the Surkhang house and the house in the foreground, on the left, with people on the roof is Lhabrang Nyingba. The photograph was probably taken from the roof of Samdru Phodrang (also known as Phodangshar and Yabshi Sampho) the house of the 7th Dalai Lama's (Kelsang Gyatso) family. [KC 14/11/2005]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Lay officials taking part in the Monlam Torgya procession" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_19184.108.40.206.html>.
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