Chappar gorge

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhodrag Region > Chaparchu

Accession number


Image Dimensions

56 X 45 mm

River running through Chappar gorge.

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 - 'Chhakar gorge before reaching Lu' is written in pencil in Richardson's hand and '611' and 'Velox' in an oval stamped in black. [KC 28/4/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index - '4' Folio 28. 'Cha par Gorge before Lu'

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - 'Album 4: Journey starting at Gong-dkar rdzong on Gtsang-po, 29.18 N. 90.48. E.' No 22. [no.]: Chapper Gorge c.28.15/16 N. 91.15 E.'

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. "Chappar gorge" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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