Ruthog Depon in the clothes of a Yaso with six attendants

Ruthog Depon in the clothes of a Yaso with six attendants

BMR.6.8.180 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

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Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Ruthog Depon in the ceremonial clothes of a Yaso standing on the steps leading into a house with six attendants also dressed in cermonial clothes. Two officials were appointed with the Mongol title of Yaso for the duration two days on the 22nd and 23rd days of the first Tibetan month for the preparations of the camp at Lubu and the Review at Trapchi.

Further Information

Photographic Process



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.] 180. Yaso Ruthog, with escort and attendants.' [KC 10/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Ruthog Depon in the clothes of a Yaso with six attendants" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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