Four Tsipon officials in the garden of Dekyi Lingka

Four Tsipon officials in the garden of Dekyi Lingka

BMR.6.8.38 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo


Named Person

Shakapa, Ngapo, Namseling, Lukhangnga


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Four Tsipon officials in the garden of Dekyi Lingka. [When flipped] They are from left to right: Namseling, Lukhangnga, Ngapo and Shakapa. They are wearing fine silk robes and have their hair tied up in the customary top-knot adorned with ornaments.

Further Information


Hugh E. Richardson

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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.] 38. Group of four Tsipon. At the right in profile is Shakapa, the historian. Next to him, second from right, is Ngapo, who surrendered to the Chinese in Kham and became their puppet. At the far left is Namseling, and to his right, second from the left, is Lukhang.' [KC 09/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Four Tsipon officials in the garden of Dekyi Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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