Lhobrag gorge near Lhakhang Dzong

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhodrag Region > Kuruchu

Accession number


Image Dimensions

56 x 45 mm

River Kuruchu running through Lhobrag Technical Information (lho 'brag) gorge near Lhakhang Dzong not far from the Bhutan border.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Richardson's 1950 Lhodrag tour

Other Information

Notes on print - 'Lhobrag gorge f[ro]m near Mkhar chu (written over 'Lhobrak gorge f[ro]m below Karchu looking N' in pencil) and 'Kuru chu' (in pencil) are written on the reverse of print and '615' and 'Velox' in an oval are printed in black. [KC 15/9/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index '4' -

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's handlist: Album 4. 'Journey starting at Gong-dkar rdzong on Gtsang-po, 29. 18. N 90. 48 E', '[nos.] 39, 40, 41, gorge of Ku-ru Chu north of Mkhar-chu.'

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: The date is derived from Richardson’s negative album No.4, the cover of which is marked with ‘Lhobrag 1950’. These images seem mainly to have been developed as part of a batch arising from a trip to Mug, Lhobrag etc in 1950, as well as images taken on other trips during this year (eg: Talung/Reting). The batch development numbers 608-615 on the back of the contact prints run sequentially and the images seem all to have been developed at the same time, and must therefore have been taken in or around this date. In addition, 2001., one of this batch, has also been identified on the back as having been taken in 1950 [MS 22/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Lhobrag gorge near Lhakhang Dzong" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.>.

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