Mountain pass, Shong La, above Sras valley

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhodrag Region > Shong La

Accession number


Image Dimensions

56 X 45 mm

Mountain pass, Shong La, above Sras valley.

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 - 'Shong La looking towards Sengi Dzong' written in black ink over 'Shong La towards Sengi Dzong' in pencil, (partially erased) 'on lower slope of Tra la ? Shong' and '609' and 'Velox' in an oval stamped in black.

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index '4' - Folio 47. 'Sras River'.

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - 'Album 4: Journey starting at Gong-dkar rdzong on Gtsang-po, 29.18 N. 90.48. E.' No 47. 'In Sras valley Gdan gsum 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’. In addition, 2001. has also been identified on the back as having been taken in 1950 [MS 22/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mountain pass, Shong La, above Sras valley" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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