Tethong Sonam Tobgye Wangchuk as Yaso

Tethong Sonam Tobgye Wangchuk as Yaso

BMR.6.8.176 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhasa > Tethong House

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Tethong Sonam Tobgye Wangchuk and a group of attendants posing for a group photograph on the roof of his house. He is dressed in the official robes of a Yaso.

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.] 176. Yaso preparing to leave for a procession.' [KC 10/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tethong Sonam Tobgye Wangchuk as Yaso" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.6.8.176.html>.

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