BMH.C.67.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
Dorje Pamo's doctor
Gyantse > British Fort > Trade Agent's Room
115 x 85
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'C-67' has been written on the bottom edge of the negative in black ink [MS 03/07/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet C']: 'DORJE PHAMO's doctor' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'The Dorje Pamo's doctor, taken in my husband's room, at the fort. Wallpaper is imported. I think I still have the butter lamps but I think I sold the charm box. That is a sort of offering tray. Behind this chap is a [thangka of] Mahakala. His long sleeves are red silk - also the scarf with orange, a rosary around his left wrist. Objects around room: l-r on mantlepiece: silver charm box, butter lamp, prayer wheel, hanging female silver ornament, standing copper trumpet, thangka. Fireplace, 1917, with Tibetan animals from wheel of life with crippled man, hawk etc., with a photo of Mrs Hopkinson in the Lake District on the mantle' [MS 03/07/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dorje Pamo's Doctor in Hopkinson's room, Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.C.67.1.html>.
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