Mounted Escort from Frontier Force at Gyantse

Mounted Escort from Frontier Force at Gyantse

BMH.F.1.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Gyantse > Polo Ground

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Image Dimensions

85 x 111

Sikh soldiers in the mounted escort formed from the 13th Frontier Force, which resided at the Fort in Gyantse while the British Trade Agency was there. The soldier on the extreme left carries a furled Union Jack flag

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. "Mounted Escort from Frontier Force at Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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