Dorje Tseten Changngopa standing on roof of his house

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhasa > Changngopa House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 60 mm

Dorje Tseten Changngopa standing on the roof of his house in central Lhasa with the Potala Palace in the background 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

Notes on print - 'Dorje Changngopa' (in black ink) is written on the reverse of print in Richardson's hand and 'Velox' in an oval is stamped in black.

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index - Folio 70. 'Dorje Changngopa'

Other Information - 'This is Dorje Tseten [Changopa].TT's sister's husband'. [TT in conversation with KC] [KC 9/6/2006]

Other Information - Biography: This is the son of Changngopa Rinzin Dorje (also known as Ringang who was one of four Tibetan boys sent to England in 1914 to attend Rugby school). In the late 1940's, Dorje Tseten was a minor official in the Tibetan government. [KC 3/7/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dorje Tseten Changngopa standing on roof of his house" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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