Group of party guests at Dekyi Lingka

Group of party guests at Dekyi Lingka

BMR.6.8.45 (Transparency colour)

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Flipped Negative

Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo


Named Person

Pangdatsang, Ringang


Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

A group of officials (including a monk) in a tent at a party, possibly in Dekyi Lingka. The front row is sitting on a carpet, the second row on chairs and the back row is standing. [When flipped] The middle person in the front row is Pangdatsang, a wealthy merchant, and in the second row on the left is Ringang

Further Information

Photographic Process

Transparency Colour


Hugh E. Richardson

Flipped Negative

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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.] 45. Family party in Lhasa. The powerful Khampa merchant Pandatsang is in white, seated on the ground in the middle. On the far right, seated, is an assistant trader from Kham. A clerk of the Kashag (Cabinet) is to Pandatsang's right. Above him, middle row on the left, is the elder Ringgang.' [KC 10/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Group of party guests at Dekyi Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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