Mount Chomolhari from Tuna

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2001. (Contact Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Chumbi Valley Region > Tuna > Chomolhari >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 X 57 mm

North face of Mount Chomolhari. There is snow on the ground.

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 - Velox printing out paper with the number '356' printed in black ink [MS 19/12/2005]

Notes on negative index '5' - Folio 91. 'do' [CHOMOLHARI FROM TUNA]. [KC 8/9/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's Handlist - 'Vol. 5' Nos. 87-96. 'Chomolhari (properly Jo-mo Lha-ri)'. [KC 7/9/2006]

Other Information - Background: Chomolhari (jo mo lha ri) lies on the Tibet-Bhutan border. 7314 m high [TS 19/7/2005]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: This was possibly taken in c.1948. There is a group of 4 images with the same contact print batch number but with a couple of inconsistencies between them - namely that some don’t have a paper brand stamp, that one has been printed out as a 6x4.5 image and the brand stamps appear slightly different where they can be seen and so the dating of this image is somewhat conjectural. However, some of the prints have '1948' written by hand on the back [MS 19/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Mount Chomolhari from Tuna" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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