1922.214.171.124 (Print black & white)
H. Staunton ?
1940 - 1941 [March]
Lhasa > Barkhor
112 x 67 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]
Contemporary Publication - Hugh Richardson describes this ceremony in Ceremonies of the Lhasa Year , 1993, London, Serindia, pp. 39-51. [KC 28/10/2005]
Other Information - Related images: 19126.96.36.199, 19188.8.131.52, 19184.108.40.206, 19220.127.116.11, 1918.104.22.168, 1922.214.171.124. These all document the procession on the 24th of the 1st Tibetan month. [KC 28/10/2005]
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]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mounted lay officials in procession to Jokhang" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_19126.96.36.199.html>.
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