19188.8.131.52 (Print black & white)
H. Staunton ?
March 2nd 1940?
Lhasa > Barkhor > Sungchora
112 x 67 mm
Ritual Activity , Riding
Print gelatin silver
Notes on print/mount - "Velox" and the number 512? are printed on the reverse of the print in black ink. [KC 1/11/2005]
Manual Catalogues - Hugh Richardson notes, "South-eastern end of Lhasa?". [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 1/11/2005]
Other Information - Dates: This and 19184.108.40.206 may both be taken on the same day and relate to the group of images with the number 611 stamped on the reverse in red ink. The latter were taken on the 23rd and 24th days of the first Tibetan month in the year 1940. [KC 1/11/2005]
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 house on the right of the picture is Samdrub Potrang (also known as Yabshi sampho, now the Mandala hotel).
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mounted Tibetan nobility processing along the Barkhor" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_19220.127.116.11.html>.
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