Taking tea at the Doring house in Gyantse

Taking tea at the Doring house in Gyantse

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941

Named Person

Dingja, Doring Lhacham


Gyantse Region > Doring House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

118 x 89 mm

Taking tea at the Doring house. Doring's wife is sitting behind a man sitting at the table. Dingja is on the right. The table is laid with a tablecloth, cups and saucers (European style) and an assortment of cakes and sweets. A window fitted with glass panes in a diamond pattern is in the background. Also, there is a group of children in the background (left).

Further Information


Eating and Drinking

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. "Taking tea at the Doring house in Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.>.

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