The Potala Palace and Sho taken from Chakpori

The Potala Palace and Sho taken from Chakpori

1999.23.2.41 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Lhasa > Potala > Sho

Accession number


Image Dimensions

110 x 66 mm

The Potala palace photographed from the Medicine College, Chakpori. The part of Lhasa known as Sho spreads out below. There is flooded marsh land in the bottom left-hand corner of the image.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1999

Donated by

Diana Hughes


H. Staunton

Photo also owned by

Diana Hughes

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "The Potala Palace and Sho taken from Chakpori" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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