Fort and settlement of Nagartse

Fort and settlement of Nagartse

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

October 19th 1938?


Yamdrok Tso Region > Nagartse

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 60 mm

The fort and settlement of Nagartse (sna dkar rtse) at the base of a hill with cultivated fields in the foreground.

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


‘High Peaks, Pure Earth’, Hugh Richardson, London, Serindia Publications, 1998 [view list of illustrations]

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. 78. 'Nangartse NANGARTSE'.

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's handlist: 'Blue Album. [No.] 78. 'Nangartse (Sna-dkar rtse) rdzong, near Yamdrok Lake (west of it).'

Research publication - Hugh E. Richardson, High Peaks, Pure Earth , 1998, London: Serindia Publications, Plate 82. "Sna-dkar-rtse Rdzong." [KC 10/11/2006]

Other Information - Location: Nangartse (snga dkar rtse) is situated on the route between Gyantse (rgyal rtse) and Lhasa north of the Yamdrok Tso (Yar 'brog mtsho) lake. The fortified building serve as the residence of the Dzongpon (rdzong dpon), the district governor, and as the adminstrative centre of the area. [TS 18/4/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Fort and settlement of Nagartse" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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