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Hugh Richardson at the summit of Gyamberi the mountain overlooking Drepung Monastery Lhasa Area Tibet...

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PRM479306
Title
Hugh Richardson at the summit of Gyamberi, the mountain overlooking Drepung Monastery, Lhasa Area, Tibet, 27th September 1936 (gelatin silver print)
Artist
Chapman, Frederick Spencer (1907-71) / British
Location
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, UK
Medium
gelatin silver print
Date
1936 AD (C20th AD)
Description

Also known as Mount Gephelri, Gephelutse or Gyemphel Utsi, the mountain's summit is covered with cairns left by pilgrims over many years, even centuries. Hugh E. Richardson (1905-2000), British diplomat and academic whose work focused on the history of the Tibetan empire.

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© Pitt Rivers Museum / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ landscape / man / asia / travel / tibetan / mountainous / asian / mountain / mountains / monastery / lhasa / cairns / explorer / summit / mount gephelri / rocky / rocks / traveler / peak / cairn / black and white photograph / hugh richardson / panorama / gyemphel utsi / copyspace / gyamberu / tibet / gephelutse / drepung / Photograph / Photography / Mzphoto

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