Dorje Pamo's Doctor

Dorje Pamo's Doctor

BMH.D.80A.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928

Named Person

Dorje Pamo's doctor



Accession number


Image Dimensions

108 x 85

The monk official who acted as Dorje Pamo's doctor standing alone in a garden, holding his brocade hat in his left hand. Dorje Pamo was the highest female incarnation lama in Tibet. Although Hopkinson does not comment fully upon his relationship with this man, by June 1927 he referred to him as "my old friend" [see Notes]

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


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

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dorje Pamo's Doctor" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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