Monks and lay officials seated in front of a wall

Monks and lay officials seated in front of a wall

1999.23.2.52 (Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941


Lhasa >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

112 x 68 mm

Monks and lay officials seated cross-legged on a carpet. There are two small wooden tables in front of them and a white cloth suspended against the wall behind. Two of the officials are wearing flat-topped hats and one, a conical 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 - The word "Velox" is stamped on the back in black ink as is the number 616 in red ink. [KC 29/11/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - "Same as H18". "H18: Reception party. Arampa (in pin cushion hat); liason officer and a guide". [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 1/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Monks and lay officials seated in front of a wall" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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