Chakpori and lingkhor near the Dekyi Lingka

Chakpori and lingkhor near the Dekyi Lingka

BMR.6.8.148 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhasa > Chakpori

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Chakpori and the lingkhor running near the Dekyi Lingka. The red tinged rock in the centre of the image has mural paintings of the Buddha and other deities. There is a stream in the foreground.

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.] 148. Chakpori, from the Lingkor.' [KC 10/10/2006]

Other Information - Background: A view of Chagpori (lchags po ri) medical college founded by the Desi Sangye Gyatso in 1696. The college form a centre of training of Amchi, (doctor) and the manufacture of Tibetan medicine. (TS)

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Chakpori and lingkhor near the Dekyi Lingka" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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