Gyantse dzong and iris fields

Gyantse dzong and iris fields

BMH.B.91.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Gyantse > Dzong

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 109

A view of Gyantse dzong from the dak bungalow with many irises in the surrounding fields

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28

Other Information

In Negative - 'B-91' has been written on the right edge of the negative in black ink. The right and left edges have been cut very crudely [MS 30/06/2006]

Notes on print/mount - The caption "Gyantse Jong
fr. DB spring from Dak Bunglaow in Iris time Spring when Gyantse is a mass of iris" has been written on the back of the print in pencil. The references 'B.91' and 'H6' have also been written on the back [MS 30/06/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet B']: '91 - Jong from Dak Bungalow' [MS 22/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Gyantse dzong and iris fields" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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