Tibetan lay and monk officials at a party at Dekyi Lingka.

Tibetan lay and monk officials at a party at Dekyi Lingka.

1999. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


H. Staunton ?


Harry Staunton

Date of Photo

1940 - 1941

Named Person

Tsarong Dzasa, Phuntsog Rabgye Ragashar


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

115 x 87 mm

A group of Tibetan guests including lay and monk officials at a party in the garden of Dekyi Lingka in Lhasa. Tsarong, is wearing a paper hat, standing next to him. Ragashar is in the centre facing the camera. There are flower pots with plants in the foreground, a Mission tent in the background. The British Mission was housed at the Dekyi Lingka.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver

Date Acquired

Donated 1999

Donated by

Diana Hughes


H. Staunton

Photo also owned by

Diana Hughes

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Other Information

Notes on print/mount - "High Tib. officials monk and lay at Mission garden party last year" written in Harry Staunton's hand in black ink. "HIGH TIBETAN OFFICIALS" written in another hand in black ink and capitals underneath. [KC 10/10/2005]

Technical Information - This image was taken using a 6 x 9 negative film roll in a medium format camera. [KC 10/10/2005]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - "Tsarong's garden party. Rakashar in the centre, other people unknown". [Hugh Richardson in conversation with Roger Croston, detailed in H. Staunton undated Related Documents File, PRM Manuscript Collections] [KC 10/10/2005]

Other Information - Related images: There is a copy of this image in the loose prints in the Staunton collection 1999.23.2.2 [KC 10/10/2005]. See 1999. for another photograph taken on this occasion. [KC 10/1/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tibetan lay and monk officials at a party at Dekyi Lingka." 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1999.>.

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