Dorje Pamo at Nyenying Monastery

Dorje Pamo at Nyenying Monastery

BMH.C.63.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

June 26th 1927

Named Person

Dorje Pamo


Gyantse Region > Nyenying

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 112

Dorje Pamo and her attendants at Nyenying Monastery. She is seated in front of a large wall painting. A. J. Hopkinson visited Dorje Phamo in June 1927

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


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

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet C']: 'DORJE PHAMO' [MS 28/04/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'The Dorje Pamo and attendants, not at her main monastery. When I visited here in the late 1940s there were only a few monks attending her and the monastery was in poor repair' [MS 03/07/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: For dating of image and further description, see A. J. Hopkinson Archive, OIOC British Library, Mss Eur D998/54, Journal Letters from Gyantse and Various Camps, 1927-28, commencing June 26th 1927, Gyantse, pages 3-9 [MS 03/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dorje Pamo at Nyenying Monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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