Wall hanging of the Buddha at Gyantse

Wall hanging of the Buddha at Gyantse

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Gyantse > Monastery

Accession number


Image Dimensions

111 x 67 mm

Appliquéd wall hanging of the Buddha in the monastery in Gyantse. The main images of the Buddha are surrounded by flowers, guardian deities and animals. The main Buddha image on the left has his hands in the earth witnessing posture, the one on the right in the teaching posture. At the base of the hanging is a thick seating cushion and two low wooden tables.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1999

Donated by

Diana Hughes


H. Staunton

Photo also owned by

Diana Hughes

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Wall hanging of the Buddha at Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.>.

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