Two lanes in Phari

Two lanes in Phari

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Chumbi Valley Region > Phari

Accession number


Image Dimensions

35 mm

Views of lanes in Phari. The image on the left shows a lane with cattle and buildings on either side.There is also a person on the right. The image on the right is another view of a lane with rubbish on the right and possibly a sewer on the left.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh E. Richardson

Other Information

In Negative - '12 - 12A' and '13-13A' are printed at the top of the negative strip. [KC 8/9/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative album - '5' 'Yaso. Serpang. Byamspa gdan dren. Taarpa gling Oracle, lhosar [?] ceremonies. Jo mo lhari, Phari' is written on the negative album in white in Richardson's hand. [KC 31/7/2006]

Notes on negative index '5' - Folio 83. 'do. [ PHARI]'

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's Handlist - 'Vol. 5' Nos. 82-86. 'Phari (Phag-ri)'. [KC 7/9/2006]

Other Information - two photographs on one piece of negative film. [Rhianedd Smith 13/12/2002] The photograph on the right is a re-take of photograph. [KC 8/9/2006]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: Pha ri (phag ri) is situated at 4360 m and is one of the highest settlements in the world. The town served as a major trading centre between Tibet, Bhutan and Sikkim. It also served as the main administration centre for Western Tibet. It is surrounded by major Himalayan peaks, in the east Chomolhari is visible and in the west lies the Kunchenjunga range. (TS)

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Two lanes in Phari " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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