Ache Lhamo performance at Drepung

Ache Lhamo performance at Drepung

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

1936 - 1940


Lhasa Area > Drepung

Accession number


Image Dimensions

55 x 55 mm

Group of actors/dancers performing an Ache Lhamo opera in the paved courtyard of a house under tent-like awnings. In the background there are spectators sheltering from the sun under awnings. There are appliquéd drapes across the front of the house where it is possible to see stone steps and a wooden staircase.

Further Information


Dancing , Performing

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh E. Richardson

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Ache Lhamo performance at Drepung" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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