Three Kapshopa ladies and three children at a reception

Three Kapshopa ladies and three children at a reception

BMR.6.8.65 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo


Named Person

Kapshoba ladies



Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Three ladies of the Kapshoba family seated on chairs placed on a carpet inside a tent. There are three children seated on the ground at their feet. The ladies are wearing Lhasa headresses (mutig patruk) decorated with corals and pearls, ear ornaments (agor) and gau necklaces. They also are wearing decorated felt boots.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Transparency Colour


Hugh E. Richardson

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.] 65. Kapshopa family ladies. At the left is the sister-in-law of Dangtopa. In the middle is Kapshopa Lhacham.' [KC 10/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Three Kapshopa ladies and three children at a reception" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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