The British hospital, Lhasa, 1940

The British hospital, Lhasa, 1940

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

August 1940


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka > Mission Hospital

Accession number


Image Dimensions

117 x 90 mm

The white, one-storey Tibetan style building housing the new British hospital in Lhasa. There are several people standing in front of it. There is a grassy area in the foreground with a wooden pole with a wire attached to it on the right. There are hills and clouds in the background and a darkish coloured building on the right with an awning.

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. "The British hospital, Lhasa, 1940" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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