Kyichu river near Drigung dzongsar

Kyichu river near Drigung dzongsar

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



East Kyichu Valley Region > Kyichu river >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

55 x 55 mm

The Kyichu (skyid chu) river flowing through mountains near Drigung dzongsar ('Bri gung rdzong gsar) with clearly visible stony banks.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Richardson's 1948 tour of the East Kyichu Valley

Previous Catologue Number

Negative Album 9 No. 26

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative album (slip cover) - 'Drikhung. Chongye. etc.' in Richardson's hand in white. (Yellow spine label) 'DRIKHUNG. CHONGYE. KOTSHAL. RGYAMA. Ganden 1948'. (Cover) - '9 DRIKHUNG. CHONGYE. YARLUNG. GYAMA. GANDEN' [KC 15/5/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes in negative index - Folio 26. 'do' [DOWN SKYID CHU W.]. [KC 15/5/2006]


Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's Handlist, Negative book '9' 'Drikhung, Chongye etc.' no 20, 'The Skyid Chu flowing down from a northerly direction, takes a sharp bend towards the east opposite Rdzong-gsar.' [KC 17/5/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Kyichu river near Drigung dzongsar" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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