Painted scroll ( thang ka ) of Shakyamuni Buddha

Painted scroll (thang ka) of Shakyamuni Buddha

BMR.6.8.291 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo




Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Painted scroll (thang ka) of Shakyamuni Buddha framed in silk.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Transparency Colour


Hugh E. Richardson

Other Information

Technical Information - The cameras used to take this collection of colour slides (Dufay colour) were a Zeiss Super Ikonta and a Reflex Korelle. [KC 09/10/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Typewritten handlist entitled 'Hugh Richardson Collection, The British Museum. Photographs taken between 1936-50. Cameras: Zeiss Super Ikonta, Reflex Korelle. 300 colour slides (Dufay colour); copies made Jan. 1995.
[no.] 291. Thangka, one of a set. Buddha Shakyamuni is in the centre.' [KC 11/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Painted scroll ( thang ka ) of Shakyamuni Buddha " 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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