Lt Sangster and Capt Mulligan reading newspaper

Lt Sangster and Capt Mulligan reading newspaper

BMH.F.74.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

January - February 1928

Named Person

Lieutenant Sangster, Captain Mulligan


Gyantse > Fort

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 115

Lieutenant Sangster (left) of the 13th Frontier Force and Captain Mulligan (right), the Medical Officer at Gyantse, sit outside their quarters in the Gyantse Fort reading a newspaper from Aberdeen, 'The Bon Accord and Northern Pictorial' dated December 31st 1927

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


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

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet F']: 'Bon Accord' [MS 05/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '74 - Mulligan and Sangster reading a copy of the Aberdeen
Bon Accord and Northern Pictorial . The headlines are 'The end of the road' and 'More money for city hospitals' [MS 11/08/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: The newspaper they are reading is dated Saturday December 31st 1927. This photograph was therefore taken in the early months of 1928, which accords also with the sequence of images that appear in Hopkinson's negative album 'F' in the British Museum collection [MS 12/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Lt Sangster and Capt Mulligan reading newspaper" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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