Two children one of whom has a Ache lhamo mask

Two children one of whom has a Ache lhamo mask

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

106 x 74 mm

Two children in tattered clothes one of whom is holding a fur-trimmed Ache lhamo mask to his face and carrying a stick. There is a large group of officials and horses in the background. These children may be associated with an itinerant group of dancers known as the Khampa dancers.

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. "Two children one of whom has a Ache lhamo mask" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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