2001.59.4.66.1 (Film negative)
Hugh E. Richardson
Lhodrag Region > Pemaling Tso
54 X 43 mm
Negative film nitrate
Donated August 2001
The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson
Richardson's 1950 Lhodrag tour
Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative album - '4 LHOBRAG 1950' 'Gongkar. Dzaring La. Lha khang Dzong. Sras. Pemaling Tso. Ku la kangri.' written in white in Richardson's hand.
In Negative - Notes on negative sleeve - 'Padma ling tso'
Manual Catalogues - Richardson's Handlist: Padma gling lake c 28.16 N. 90.38-40 E.
Other Information - The lake is also known as Drubtso Pemaling (sgrub mtsho pad ma gling). The lake nestle below the Kula Gangri. The lake and mountain is said to be consecrated by Padmasambhava as one of the main site of meditation in Tibet. Pemaling lake is one of the largest glacial lake in Tibet covering some 7,554 m. [TS 18/6/2005]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pemaling Tso lake in Lhodrag region" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.59.4.66.1.html>.
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