Servants of Dele Rabden at a party in Shigatse

Servants of Dele Rabden at a party in Shigatse

BMR.6.8.46 (Transparency colour)

Image for comparison


Flipped Negative

Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo


Named Person

Dele Rabden



Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Servants of Dele Rabten at a party in Shigatse. The women wear the hooped headdresses typical of Tsang province adorned with corals, turquoises and pearls. The men wear silk robes and d tasselled hats. The buildings of the Dele Rabten estate can be seen in the background.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Transparency Colour


Hugh E. Richardson

Flipped Negative

This image has been flipped during scanning. You can compare the correct image above

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.] 46. Servants of Deleg Rabden at a party in Shigatse. The women wear Tsang headdresses. His is one of the Shigatse noble families, which has no office in Lhasa, but which served the Panchen Lama.' [KC 10/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Servants of Dele Rabden at a party in Shigatse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

For more information about photographic usage or to order prints, please visit the The British Museum.

© The British Museum