Wall painting in Gyantse

Wall painting in Gyantse

BMH.F.93.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Gyantse >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 103

A wall painting in an unidentified location in or near Gyantse

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-93' has been written on the left edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 11/08/2006]

Notes on print/mount - Two contact prints made from this negative are contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The prints were made using Velox paper. One bears the caption "Part of the beautiful fresco in Gyantse Monastery" and both have the reference number 'F.93'. All inscriptions have been made on the back of the print in pencil [MS 11/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet F']: 'Frieze of Sakya Tuba' [MS 05/05/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Wall painting in Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.F.93.1.html>.

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