Pede dzong fortress and settlement

Pede dzong fortress and settlement

1999.23.2.39 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Yamdrok Tso Region > Pede dzong

Accession number


Image Dimensions

112 x 67 mm

Pede dzong fortress in the centre of the picture on the shores of Yamdrok Tso Lake with the settlement of Pede on the left.

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 - The word "Velox" and the number 500? is stamped on the back in black ink. [KC 29/11/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - "Pede Dzong. Yamdrok Tso. Road to Lhasa." [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 29/11/2005]

Contemporary Publication -

Contemporary Publication - F Spencer Chapman writes in Lhasa the Holy City , 1940, London: Readers Union Ltd. p.62, "Soon we saw Pede Dzong on the end of a point running out into the lake. It is just like an old Scottish castle. Unlike Nangartse Dzong it is now ruined. The village lies behind." [KC 29/11/2005]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: 1999. and 1999. [KC 29/11/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pede dzong fortress and settlement" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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