The lingkhor near Dekyi Lingka

The lingkhor near Dekyi Lingka

BMR.6.8.75 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Hugh E. Richardson


Hugh Richardson

Date of Photo



Lhasa > Lingkhor

Accession number


Image Dimensions

60 x 90 mm

A section of the lingkhor (circumambulatory path around Lhasa). A stream flows in the foreground and the the rocks beside the path are painted with images of the Buddha and other deities. Prayer flags can be seen suspended from the top of the craggy rock face. This section of the path is near Dekyi Lingka.

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.] 75. A section of the Lingkhor, Sacred Way, that circles Lhasa. This corner is near Dekyilingka.' [KC 10/10/2006]

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

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