2001.35.396.37.5 (Album Print black & white)

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Key Information


Evan Yorke Nepean


Evan Yorke Nepean

Date of Photo

October 1st 1936

Named Person



Lhasa > Dekyi Lingka

Accession number


Image Dimensions

163 x 106 mm

Ringang (also known as Kusho Changngopa or Chang Ngopa Rinzin Dorje), a 6th rank official and city magistrate. He also acted as the official interpreter to the Lhasa cabinet

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver

Date Acquired

Loaned August 2002

Donated by

Judy Goldthorp


British Diplomatic Mission to Lhasa 1936-37

Photo also owned by

Lady Nepean

This Image also appears in another collection


Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Ringang'. [KC 15/08/2006]

Other Information - Setting

Other Information - Setting: This photograph seems to have been taken on October 1st 1936 when the Mission hosted a lunch party for 4th rank officials and below. Richardson wrote in the Mission Diary of this occasion: "We gave a lunch party for 18 guests who were mainly fourth rank officials. Some of the more important officials could not come as they were too busy in arranging for the Regent's departure. The party, though not quite so convivial as that which we gave to the higher officials, was very successful and broke up at about 5 pm. // The Public Address outfit is a great help in supplementing the Tibetan orchestra" [MS 23/03/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Ringang" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.35.396.37.5.html>.

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