White-washed house or shrine in Shaba?

White-washed house or shrine in Shaba?

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

1938, 1948


Shaba ?

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 60 mm

A small white-washed house or shrine with a prayer flag pole in front of it and and a number of mules/horses beside it.

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 - 'NYEMO. SAMYE. YARLUNG. RGYAL.' is written on the cover of this blue negative album in white in Richardson's hand. [KC 24/3/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on Blue negative album index - No. 62. 'Tshal Gungthang.'

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's handlist: 'Blue Album. [Nos.] 62, 63. 'Stupas at Tshal Gung-thang, a 12th century foundation a few miles east of Lhasa.'

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "White-washed house or shrine in Shaba?" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.>.

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