Reting Regent seated on a throne

No scan for this photo

1999.23.2.3 (Print black & white)

Image for comparison


Other Version of this Photo in Harry Staunton collection

[view record]


Image in Album

[view record]

Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941

Named Person

Reting Rinpoche


Lhasa > Shide Drokhang

Accession number


Image Dimensions

64 x 89 mm

A formal portrait of the Reting Regent seated on a throne with ritual objects to his right, a painted scroll, thangka, possibly of Heruka, above his head, brocade hangings with a predominantly dragon and cloud pattern on the wall, flowerpots on a carpet with flower motifs on the floor. Directly below the throne which is a approximately a metre high, there is a decorative woven hanging with a crossed thunderbolt, dorje motif in the centre surrounded by ten auspicious symbols and four swastika symbols in the corners.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1999

Donated by

Diana Hughes


H. Staunton

Photo also owned by

Diana Hughes

This Image also appears in another collection


For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Reting Regent seated on a throne" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

For more information about photographic usage or to order prints, please visit the The Pitt Rivers Museum.

© The Pitt Rivers Museum