Gyayum chenmo, Dekyi Tsering

Gyayum chenmo, Dekyi Tsering

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

1948, 1949

Named Person

14th Dalai Lama's mother


Lhasa > Yabshi Takster

Accession number


Image Dimensions

55 x 57 mm

Gyayum chenmo, Dekyi Tsering, the Dalai Lama's mother, sitting on a chair in front of a window of her house, Yabshi Takster, in Lhasa. She is wearing a silk gown and has her hair in plaits.

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 - Folio 14. 'Gyayum Chenmo'

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For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Gyayum chenmo, Dekyi Tsering " 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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