Hugh E. Richardson
Lhodrag Region > Kula Gangri
56 X 45 mm
Donated August 2001
The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson
Richardson's 1950 Lhodrag tour
Notes on print - 'Kulha Kangri from approach to Pemaling' is written in black ink over partially erased 'Kancham Kulha Kangri approaching Pemaling ? Pemaling pass on way to Truyu' in pencil and '612' and 'Velox' in an oval stamped in black.
Manual Catalogues - Notes in negative album '4', Folio 63. 'do' [Kulha Kangri range]'.
Manual Catalogues - Richardson's Handlist. 'Album 4. Journey starting at Gong-dkar rdzong on Gtsang-po, 29.18 N. 90. 48 E. [nos.] 60-65. 'Sku-bla Gangs ri'.
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, 2001.59.4.83.2, one of this batch, has also been identified on the back as having been taken in 1950 [MS 22/12/2005]
Other Information - Setting: Mt Kula Gangri is situated in Lhodrak region and forms a part of pilgrimage route which takes from Lhakhang monastery into Bhutan. [TS 13/6/2005]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "The Kula Gangri range near the border with Bhutan" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.59.4.63.2.html>.
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