Pack mules and travellers at Ramagang ferry

Pack mules and travellers at  Ramagang ferry

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhasa Area > Ramagang

Accession number


Image Dimensions

55 X 56 mm

Pack of mules and a group of travellers on the bank of the river Kyichu at the Ramagang ferry. The mules are loaded with rolled up bags and among the group sitting on the right is a woman with a pack on her back.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh E. Richardson

Previous Catologue Number

Neg. Album 2 No. 8

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on front of negative album in Richardson's hand in white: '2' 'Ramagang, 'Ushang, Tshurphu rgyal, Misc pillars'. On the reverse of negative album written in blue ink on white labels in Richardson's hand: 'Hu zhang, Pa blon chen, Pha bong ka, Nyenchen thang lho, Rva sgreng, Khro 'brug, etc. etc.' [KC 10/3/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index - Folio 8. 'At Ramagang Ferry' [KC 10/3/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: The contact print of this image seems to relate to others that can be attributed to this timeframe as dates written on the back include from 1946 onwards. The batch of images also include those of the new Nechung Oracle who assumed his position in 1948, and inscription pillars that HER visited only during this time [MS 17/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pack mules and travellers at Ramagang ferry" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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