View of east end of Gyantse Dzong

View of east end of Gyantse Dzong

BMH.F.14.1 (Film negative)

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Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Gyantse > Dzong

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Image Dimensions

85 x 110

The east end of Gyantse dzong with partially subterranean houses at the base of the hill visible in the lower part of the image [see BMH.F.15.1] . In the distance on the extreme right of the frame the wall of Gyantse monastery can be seen on the top of the hillside, upon which large textile hangings depicting the Buddha would be hung on ritual occasions

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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. "View of east end of Gyantse Dzong" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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