Monk and lay officials in the garden of Dekyi Lingka

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

1948, 1949

Named Person

Wangchen Geleg Surkhang, Phuntsog Rabgye Ragashar


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

63 x 60 mm

Group of three monk officials (trung yig chen po), two aristocrats (Wangchen Geleg Surkhang Phuntsog Rabgye Ragashar) and an Indian official in the garden of Dekyi Lingka. The Chakpori Medical college may just be seen through the trees in the background.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh E. Richardson

Other Information

Notes on print - 'R. Shappe Rampa, Chikhya Khenpo, Dayal, Trungyug chenpos?' (in pencil) is written on the reverse of print in pencil and 'Agfa Lupex' is stamped in black. [KC 5/7/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index - Folio 13. 'do' [Deyal Rakashar, Trungyig Chenpo].

Other Information - Biography: 'The two noblemen are Surkhang and Ramba'. [TT in conversation with KC] [KC 9/6/2006]

Other Information - Background: A view of Chagpori (lchags po ri) medical college founded by the Desi Sangye Gyatso in 1696. The college form a centre of training of Amchi, (doctor) and the manufacture of Tibetan medicine. (TS)

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Monk and lay officials in the garden of Dekyi Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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