Jigme Taring, Tsarong and Norbu Dhondup at Trapshi

Jigme Taring, Tsarong and Norbu Dhondup at Trapshi

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

March 1st 1940?

Named Person

Jigme Taring, Tsarong Dzasa, Norbhu Dhondup


Lhasa > Trapshi

Accession number


Image Dimensions

112 x 65 mm

Three members of the Tibetan Aristocracy in official robes at the Review at Trapshi. They are from left to right Jigme Taring, Tsarong (seated) and Rai Bahadur Norbhu Dhondup. They are all of fourth rank or above wearing a light coloured silk robe lined with fur and a round, fur, flattish hat. On the extreme left there is a man wearing a dark silk robe and a Homburg hat. In the background, there are ponies, willow trees and mountains.

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

Other Information - Album: This image appears in Staunton's personal album on a page (1999.23.1.10) with five other images. [KC 9/12/2005]

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]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: See Hugh Richardson, 1993, Ceremonies of the Lhasa Year , London, Serindia Publications, pp. 34-37 for a description of the Review at Trapshi. [KC 31/10/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Jigme Taring, Tsarong and Norbu Dhondup at Trapshi" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.>.

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