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Chinese Amban (probably General Ma Shih-tou, per Hugh Richardson), at Gyangtse, Tibet, surrounded by 14 Chinese military guards., 1st half of the 20th century
Tseten Tashi

Gyantse, Southern Tibet, China
Black and white photograph.
Gift of Bruce Walker, 2000  2000.36.2.8
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Inscriptions:
Chinese Amban at Gyangtse

Keywords: Gyantse, Southern Tibet, China, Amban, General Ma Shih-tou, Military guard, Hugh Richardson, Colonel Francis Younghusband, British Expedition, The Great Game, Anglo-Tibetan Convention, Dress, Ornament