Harry Staunton and Pinzi with geese at Gyantse

Harry Staunton and Pinzi with geese at Gyantse

1999.23.2.58 (Print)

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H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

Dec 1940

Named Person

Harry Staunton, Pinzi


Gyantse > British Trade Agency

Accession number


Image Dimensions

56 x 84 mm

Harry Staunton and Pinzi at the Gyantse Trade Agency with bar headed geese killed in a shooting expedition displayed on wooden steps. Both men are sitting on the steps. Staunton is dressed in a suit, collar and tie and is holding a gun. Pinzi, a helper, is also in a suit of tweed material with a scarf tied around his middle.

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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 - "Self, Shikari Pinzi and a few geese taken at Gyantse, Dec 1940" written in black ink on the reverse of print in Staunton's hand. "Self Shikari Pinzi and a few geese taken at Gyantol Dec 1940" written in capital letters in black ink in another hand. [KC 1/12/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - "Oh, they ought not to have done that! Bar headed geese and all too easy to kill." [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 9/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Harry Staunton and Pinzi with geese at Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.23.2.58.html>.

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