Chankyim Trekhang Thupten Shakya

Chankyim Trekhang Thupten Shakya

BMR.6.8.59 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo


Named Person



Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Chankyim or Trekhang Thupten Shakya sitting on a chair in the garden of Dekyi Lingka.

Further Information

Photographic Process

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Hugh E. Richardson

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Other Information

Technical Information - The camera 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.] 59. Chankyim, or Trekhang Thupten Shakya, born in 1887. He was formerly a Shappe but was dismissed.' [KC 10/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Chankyim Trekhang Thupten Shakya" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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