An official and a servant with willows and ponies at Trapshi

An official and a servant with willows and ponies at Trapshi

1999.23.2.15 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941 [March]

Named Person



Lhasa > Trapshi

Accession number


Image Dimensions

112 x 67 mm

An official and a servant walking across flat terrain with a willow grove in the background and a number of ponies on the left. The official on the right is of fourth rank or above. He is wearing a light coloured robe lined with fur and a round, flattish hat. The man on the left is of lower rank and is wearing a dark coloured coat and fringed hat.

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 print/mount - On the reverse of the print the "Velox" is stamped in black ink and the number 611 in red. [KC 17/10/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] "Dinja on the right?" [KC 17/10/2005]

Other Information - Related images: 1999.23.2.36 and 1999. which were possibly taken on the same day on the same occasion. [KC 17/10/2005]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: Staunton was certainly in Lhasa for the Tibetan New Year in 1940 and possibly in 1941. This image is part of a group of 17 photographs taken over a two-day period (the 23rd and 24th of the first Tibetan month) which have the number 611 stamped in red on the back. [KC 31/10/2005]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: 1999., 1999.23.2.36, 1999.23.2.74, 1999.23.2.74, 1999.23.2.75 [KC 29/11/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "An official and a servant with willows and ponies at Trapshi" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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