Hermit's cell at Nyangto Kyipuk, near Gyantse

Hermit's cell at Nyangto Kyipuk, near Gyantse

BMR.6.8.140 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Gyantse Region > Nyangto Kyipuk

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

A monk standing beside a small square opening to a cell where a religious practitioner is in retreat at a hermitage centre at Nyangto Kyipuk, six miles downstream from Gyantse. The opening would be used for passing food to the hermit inside.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Transparency Colour


Hugh E. Richardson

Other Information

Technical Information - The camera used to take this collection of colour slides (Dufay colour) were a Zeiss Super Ikonta and a Reflex Korelle. [KC 09/10/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Typewritten handlist entitled 'Hugh Richardson Collection, The British Museum. Photographs taken between 1936-50. Cameras: Zeiss Super Ikonta, Reflex Korelle. 300 colour slides (Dufay colour); copies made Jan. 1995.
[no.] 140. Hermit cell at Nyangto Kyi Phuk (see 133).' [KC 10/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Hermit's cell at Nyangto Kyipuk, near Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.6.8.140.html>.

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