Drokpa nomad from the Changthang

Drokpa nomad from the Changthang

BMR.6.8.239 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo




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Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

A Drokpa nomad from the Changthang to the north of Lhasa.

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.] 239. A Drokpa nomad from the Changthang. He brought juniper wood to Lhasa to sell.' [KC 11/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Drokpa nomad from the Changthang" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.6.8.239.html>.

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