Richardson's room at British Trade Agency, Gyantse

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Gyantse > British Trade Agency

Accession number


Image Dimensions

59 X 89 mm

Interior of Hugh Richardson's room at Gyantse Trade Agency with painted scrolls (thang ka) on walls and cabinet with books and metalwork objects including a tea pot and telescopic horn (dung chen) and various tea cups. There is also a bookcase of books and an armchair on the left of the image.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh E. Richardson

Other Information

Notes on print - 'My room (BTA) Gyantse'

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: The contact print for this image is part of a group of prints that all have the batch development number '616' printed on them in red ink. Others with similar red batch numbers have all been dated to the same period and this suggests that this may be a likely date range within which this photograph was taken [MS 17/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Richardson's room at British Trade Agency, Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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