Young Changpa nomad

Young Changpa nomad

2001. (Film negative)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo

1936 - 50


Lhasa Area

Accession number


Image Dimensions

55 x 57 mm

A young Changpa nomad wearing a homespun robe standing up against a wall. His has roughly chopped hair. The wall is a good example of building technique where the gaps around dressed stones are filled in with smaller stones.

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 - '7' 'PEOPLE'

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on negative index - Folio 94. 'do. [nomad]'

Research publication - Hugh. E. Richardson, Tibet and Its History , 1984 (2nd edition), Boston & London: Shambala, plate 11a, "Tibetan yak-herd". [KC 7/7/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Young Changpa nomad" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <>.

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