A set of 50 photographs and associated handwritten descriptive notes, acquired from the Imperial Russian Geographical Society in St. Petersburg. The complete notes, "1904 View of Great Tibet", are available at: http://collections.lib.uwm.edu/u?/tibet,94
"The Sam-yai monastery is on the left bank of the Brahmaputra, 67 miles south-east of Lhasa. It is the oldest in Tibet, having been founded in the ninth century. Its five-storied sume (temple), of which the style is both Tibetan and Indian, is its chief attraction."
Tsybikoff, G.G. (1904). Journey to Lhasa. The Geographical Journal, 23(1), 92-97. Available at: http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0016-7398%28190401%2923%3A1%3C92%3AJTL%3E2.0.CO%3B2-S