Harry Staunton holding a cine camera on roof in Gyantse

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1999.23.2.5 (Print black & white)

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Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

November 1941

Named Person

Harry Staunton



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Image Dimensions

55 x 82 mm

Photograph of Harry Staunton on the roof of a house in Gyantse smoking a cigarette holding a cine camera in his right hand and a box possibly containing film in the other. A camera case is slung on his back. In the background there is the roof of a house with a ritual roof decoration of branches with prayers attached. There is a hat possibly Staunton's in the foreground and the heads and faces of Tibetan children on the left and a Tibetan woman on the right bending over.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1999

Donated by

Diana Hughes


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Diana Hughes

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For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Harry Staunton holding a cine camera on roof in Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. Accessed 06 Oct. 2015 <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.23.2.5.html>.

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