House in Saugang with earthenware pots

House in Saugang with earthenware pots

BMH.C.97.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

July 17th 1927?

Named Person



Gyantse Region > Saugang

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 109

A group of men and children photographed in the courtyard of a building in Saugang. A number of earthenware pots line the steps into the building

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']: 'Group at Saugong' [MS 28/04/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: Hopkinson left Gyantse on July 17th 1927 to travel back to Yatung. The photographs in this negative album wallet seem on the whole to have been taken chronologically between March and July 1927, suggesting that this photograph was taken en route to Yatung, on the first stage of the journey to Khangmar. For dating of image, see A. J. Hopkinson Archive, OIOC British Library, Mss Eur D998/54, Journal Letters from Gyantse and Various Camps, 1927-28, commencing July 19th 1927, Camp Samada, page 1 [MS 13/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "House in Saugang with earthenware pots" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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