View of settlements and fields from the Kampa La

View of settlements and fields from the Kampa La

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

October 20th 1938


Yamdrok Tso Region > Kamba La

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 60 mm

View of a river with settlements and cultivated fields from the Kampa La pass (15, 400') between the Yamdrok Tso lake and the Tsangpo river.

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. 69. 'Khampa La and Tekhar towards Kyichu'.

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's handlist: 'Blue Album. [Nos.] 67-69. 'Gam-pa La, pass between Yamdrok Lake and Gtsang-po.'

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: This image, with its particular batch development number of 609 printed in red ink on the back of the contact print, appears with two others that have become separated into Folders 10 and 13 of Richardson's negative albums. The sequencing of the batch development numbers with the Shigatse trip of 1938 however helps to identify these as having been taken on that trip [MS 22/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "View of settlements and fields from the Kampa La" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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