Monk musicians near Gyantse

Monk musicians near Gyantse

BMH.F.9.1 (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 110

A group of monk musicians playing radung horns and other wind instruments in an unknown location near Gyantse. They are standing in front of red-painted walls while the Gyantse plain can be seen in the background. A small settlement can be seen in the distance in the left of the image

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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. "Monk musicians near Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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