BMH.G.34.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
February 20th 1928
Gyantse > Palkhor Chode
85 x 113
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'G-33' has been written along the left edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 19/08/2006]
Notes on print/mount - One contemporary contact print and one more modern contact print made from this negative are contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The contemporary print was made using Velox paper. It bears the signature 'A. J. Hopkinson' and the reference 'G.34' on the back in pencil [MS 19/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet G']: 'Orchestra' [MS 05/05/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '34 - Gyantse - lama dances, with officiating lamas with musicians. The abbot of the monastery in the centre (he is seated at a higher level and he reads the prayers during the dancing). The dances were directed by the same monks who also trained the dancers - the discipline was extremely strict' [MS 12/08/2006]
Other Information - Dates: For dating of image, see A. J. Hopkinson Archive, OIOC British Library, Mss Eur D998/54, Journal Letters from Gyantse and Various Camps, 1927-28, commencing February 19th 1928, Gyantse, page 4 [MS 19/08/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tse Gutor at Palkhor Chode, Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.G.34.1.html>.
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