Yamdrok Tso Lake

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Yamdrok Tso Region > Pede dzong

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 X 60 mm

View of Pede dzong (dpal sde rdzong) on a hillock on the shore of the Yamdrok Tso (yar 'brog mtsho) lake. There is a snow-covered mountain range in the distance.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh E. Richardson

Other Information

Notes on print - 'Pede Yar 'brog mtsho', 'dPal sde' (?) (Pede) and 'gnod sbyin gangs bzang' (in pencil) is written in Richardson's hand and '616' (in red ink) and 'Velox' in an oval (in black ink) are stamped on the reverse of the print. [KC 7/9/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index - Folio 79-81. 'DPAL SDE'. [KC 31/7/2006]

Other Information - Location: Pede Dzong (dpal sde rdzong) is situated in Southern Tibet and on the main trade route from Sikkim to Lhasa. The dzong served as a fort and an administration centre for the district. [TS 18/7/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Yamdrok Tso Lake" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.>.

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