Prayer wheels near Gyantse

Prayer wheels near Gyantse

BMH.F.7.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Gyantse Region >

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Image Dimensions

85 x 109

A large prayer wheel in the environs of Gyantse. A man can be seen turning the prayer wheel in the bottom right corner of the image. A carved stone can be seen in the lower left of the image. Above, a matting cover has been put in place probably to protect paintings beneath

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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. "Prayer wheels near Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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