View of Lhasa from the Potala

View of Lhasa from the Potala

BMR.6.8.231 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo




Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

View of Lhasa taken from the Potala looking north to north west. The Kyichu river may be seen in the foreground.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Transparency Colour


Hugh E. Richardson

Other Information

Technical Information - The cameras 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.] 231. View of Lhasa looking across the Kyi Chu to the north-northwest.' [KC 11/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "View of Lhasa from the Potala" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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