Wedding party at Sang gan near Phari

Wedding party at Sang gan near Phari

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Chumbi Valley Region > Phari > Sangan

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 60 mm

Members of a wedding party, including men, women and children, standing near some packing cases arranged on a rocky plain near Phari. The packing case nearest the photographer has ' Williams Hubert...' stamped across it. There is also a pole in the centre of the photograph supported at the base by rocks and with a line or rope strung across it at the top.

Further Information


Ritual Activity , Singing

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. 85. 'do' [Wedding party at Phari].

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's handlist: 'Blue Album. [Nos.] 84, 85. 'at Phari'.

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Wedding party at Sang gan near Phari" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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