Snow covered peak of Gangnyung (gangs snyud)

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhodrag Region > Dzaring La > Gangnyung

Accession number


Image Dimensions

56 X 45 mm

Snow-covered Gangnyung (gangs snyung) mountain and glacier dropping into a wide valley in foreground.

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 - 'Dzaring La Kang nyung' is written on the reverse of print in black ink in Richardson's hand and '611' and 'Velox' in an oval is stamped in black. [KC 28/4/2006]

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 all to have been developed as part of a batch arising from a trip to Mug, Lhobrag etc in 1950. [MS 22/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Snow covered peak of Gangnyung (gangs snyud)" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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