Potala and Sho Doring

Potala and Sho Doring

BMR. (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Unknown. Hugh Richardson?


Hugh E. Richardson

Date of Photo

1936 - 37


Lhasa > Sho > Doring

Accession number


The Potala with the settlement of Sho at its base with the Sho doring or inscription pillar and small building containing another inscription pillar in the foreground

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

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Donated to the British Museum in 1986 by Hugh E. Richardson

Related Collections

F. S. Chapman Collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Potala and Sho Doring" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMR.>.

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