Hugh E. Richardson
May 21st - 31st 1939
Betsang Region > Nyenchen Thangla
127 X 121 mm
Print Silver , Enlargement
Donated August 2001
The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson
Richardson's visit to Talung, 1939
Notes on print/mount - 'BETSANG + Nyenchen Thangla' is written on the reverse of print in blue ink on a yellow post-it and
'Towards Eastern end of range' is written on the print in Richardson's hand in black ink'. [KC 18/4/2006]
Manual Catalogues - - Notes on negative index - Folio 87. 'Nyenchen Thang lha'.
Manual Catalogues - Richardson' hand list: Album 2. [nos.] 59-61. 'The Be-tsang plain, yak grazing ground.'
Other Information - Location: The Nyenchen Thangla range is 7088 meters and the range divides the upper Kyichu region and the Jangthang Plateau in the North. (TS)
Other Information - Dates: This image can be related to a group of 13 images which have contact prints with the batch development number '512 taken on, before or just after the Talung tour in May 1939. This batch number relates also to the 512 Black for 21 6x9 images suggesting that by this time Richardson was using two cameras and that the batch numbers can also correlate with each other across print sizes [MS 17/12/2005]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nyechen Thangla range with nomad's tent in foreground" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.59.2.87.3.html>.
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