The Tibetan Trade Agent and Capt Dean in Gyantse

The Tibetan Trade Agent and Capt Dean in Gyantse

BMH.F.73.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928

Named Person

Kenchung, Captain Dean


Gyantse > Fort

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 107

The Kenchung or Tibetan Trade Agent and Captain Dean in Gyantse Fort. A young boy stands along side carrying a torch

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-73' has been written on the top right 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']: 'Kenchung and Dean' [MS 05/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '73 - In the Fort, Captain Dean of the 13th Frontier Force, with the Kinchung, a local Tibetan official with the latter's servant (he carries a torch; note also the tea churn lying on the ground)' [MS 11/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "The Tibetan Trade Agent and Capt Dean in Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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