Karu crossing of the Tsangpo in the Nyemo valley

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2001. (Print)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Nyemo zhu > Nyemo chago > Karu

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

The Tsangpo river flowing through the wide gorge at the Karu crossing.

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print silver

Date Acquired

Donated August 2001

Donated by

The executors of the estate of Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh E. Richardson

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'gTsang po Ko Sa crossing S of Snyemo' is written on the reverse of print in black ink in Richardson's hand.

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Notes on Blue negative album index - No. 25. 'Karu crossing'.

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - Richardson's handlist: 'Blue Album. [No.] 25. 'Gtsang-po, south of Snye-mo, Ferry of Karu'.

Other Information - Background: Richardson mentions journeying through Nyemo on a journey from Lhasa to Gyantse in 1946 by way of Tolung and Nyemo. High Peaks, Pure Earth , H. E. Richardson, London, Serindia Publications, 1998, p. 730.

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Karu crossing of the Tsangpo in the Nyemo valley" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_2001.>.

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