Gyalo Dhondup at Yabshi Takster

Gyalo Dhondup at Yabshi Takster

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

1948, 1949

Named Person

Gyalo Dhondup


Lhasa > Yabshi Takster

Accession number


Image Dimensions

43 X 54 mm

Gyalo Dhondup (b.1928), one of the Dalai Lama's elder brothers, standing in front of a large window of the Dalai Lama's family house, Yabshi Takster, in Lhasa. There is a chair beside him on the right. He is wearing a woollen robe and felt boots. The bottom part of a bird cage can be seen at the top of the image.

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

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative album - '7' 'PEOPLE'

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index - 'Gyalo Dhondup'

Other Information - Biography: 'This is Gyalo Dhondhup, the Dalai Lama's Eldest brother.' [TT in conversation with KC] [KC 9/6/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Gyalo Dhondup at Yabshi Takster" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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