Hermitage near Lhasa

Hermitage near Lhasa

1999.23.2.44 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Image Dimensions

110 x 65 mm

A religious hermitage set half way up a hillside with a row of telegraph poles below.

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 501 are stamped on the reverse of the image in black ink. [KC 29/11/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - "Kaysung Hermitage near Lhasa. Note telegraph poles. Mary Taring confirms this." [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 29/11/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Hermitage near Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.23.2.44.html>.

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