Nechung oracle, Lobsang Namgyal, at Nechung

Nechung oracle, Lobsang Namgyal, at Nechung

BMR.6.8.60 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhasa Area > Nechung

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

Nechung oracle, Lobsang Namgyal, seated on a chair in a bamboo grove at his monastery. There are flower pots on the ground beside him. There is a carpet under his feet.

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Photographic Process

Transparency Colour


Hugh E. Richardson

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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.] 60. The Nechung Oracle in the garden of Nechung Monastery.' [KC 10/10/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nechung oracle, Lobsang Namgyal, at Nechung" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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