1918.104.22.168 (Print black & white)
H. Staunton ?
1940 - 1941
67 x 111 mm
Print gelatin silver
Notes on print/mount - On the reverse of the print the "Velox" is stamped in black ink and the number 611 in red. [KC 31/10/2005]
Manual Catalogues - [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] "Jigme Taring. Husband of Mary La Dolma who wrote "Tibet Is My Country". [KC 31/10/2005]
Biographical Information - [Note that detailed information will be found on the related file named Biographies, see button at top of database] He was scion of the princely Taring family. He was educated at St. Paul's school, Darjeeling and was fluent in English. He became second-in-command of the new army regiment and when it was disbanded in 1934, he became a treasurer of the government of Tibet. He married Rinchen Dolma (Mary). [KC 3/11/2005]
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]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Jigme Taring in ceremonial winter uniform" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1922.214.171.124.html>.
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