Taking breakfast in Gyantse fort

Taking breakfast in Gyantse fort

BMH.F.57.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928

Named Person

Captain Mulligan, Captain Dean


Gyantse > Fort

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 111

Captain Dean takes his breakfast in Gyantse fort in a section of the building in which a glass porch had been built. Sitting alongside him, with his face out of view, is Mulligan, the Agency doctor. Agency staff stand alongside

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


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

Other Information

In Negative - 'F-57' has been written on the top edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 11/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet F']: 'Mulligan and Dean breakfasting' [MS 05/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '57 - the glassed in front of the porch' [MS 11/08/2006]111 x 85

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Taking breakfast in Gyantse fort" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.F.57.1.html>.

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