16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje

 
16th Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 27cm

Description

The 16th Gyalwa Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje (1924-1981) wearing the black crown (shwa nag) of the Kagyud order of Buddhism seated on chair in a room in his summer palace at Tsurphu. There are flower pots beside him and a display of clocks behind him. The wall behind him is composed of decorated panels and there are religious images behind glass panes.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
2001.59.2.29.1
Format
 
Film negative
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Tolung Valley Region. Tsurphu
Photographer
 
Hugh Edward Richardson
Date
 
1946 or 1950

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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