Threshing at Nyethang

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2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

1938-40 or c. 1950


Lhasa Area > Nyethang

Accession number


Image Dimensions

55 x 55 mm

A group of two men and a woman threshing in a field with yaks. There is a square brick domestic building in the background. Strings of prayer flags may be seen above 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

Other Information

Notes on negative album (outer case) - 'BHUTAN' 'BHUTAN. --- [illegible]. PESHAWAR. Changaddy. Kulu. --- 1940- ?'
Notes on negative album - 'BHUTAN. LHASA etc. Sera. Drepang. Lukshang. Gangtok. Chungkung.'
Notes on negative index - 'Harvesting'

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: The contact print for this image is one of a group of sixteen images that were all developed as a batch as they share the number '601' printed in red ink. The back of 2001. in this batch says ‘Nyethang 1950’, but many of the image negatives have been included in a negative album labelled ‘1936-40’. Richardson seems to have acquired his Reflex Korelle camera with which he could take 6x6 negatives in 1938 [MS 22/12/2005]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Threshing at Nyethang" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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