Pasang, head orderly at Gyantse

Pasang, head orderly at Gyantse

BMH.F.59.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928

Named Person



Gyantse > Fort

Accession number


Image Dimensions

105 x 85

A portrait of Pasang, the 45 year old head chaprassis or orderly at Gyantse who attended to A. J. Hopkinson

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-59' 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']: 'Pasang' [MS 05/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '58 - 60 - Pasang (trans. 'Friday') Mr H's [Hopkinson's] orderly' [MS 11/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Pasang, head orderly at Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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