South side of Barkhor facing east

South side of Barkhor facing east

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Lhasa > Barkhor

Accession number


Image Dimensions

119 x 89 mm

The southern side of the Barkhor in Lhasa looking east. The building in the background facing the viewer is Nang rong shar. Immediately to the right is Pomdatsang, the former Tsarong house. In the foreground on the right is Kyakhashar the roof of which is decorated with prayer flags. The photograph was most probably taken from Kapsho house. The buildings on the left are, in the foreground, Labrang Nyingba and the Surkhang house is behind it. It has shop awnings visible at ground level.

Further Information

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 album mount - "Lhasa Street" written in capital letters in pencil below the photograph on the album mount. [KC 3/1/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: For other views of this street see 1999.23.2.13/14/17/18/19

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "South side of Barkhor facing east" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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