BMH.F.91.1 (Contact Print)
A. J. Hopkinson
1927 - 1928
Gyantse > Tsigyu Temple
79 x 104
Print gelatin silver
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The print bears the extended caption "Interior of a small temple (Tsi-gyu Hlagang) at Gyantse, showing ( L - R) Guru Rimpoche (the founder of Lamaism) Cho Chenrezi (of whom the Dalai Lama is an incarnation) and a recently deceased lama" written on the back of the print in pencil, along with the reference 'F.91' [MS 11/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet F']: 'Guru Rimp. [Rimpoche] and Cho Rimp [Rinpoche]' [MS 05/05/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Carvings in Tsigyu temple, Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.F.91.1.html>.
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