Goose shooting grounds at Tsechen

Goose shooting grounds at Tsechen

BMH.G.9.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

February 9th 1928


Gyantse Region > Tsechen

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 115

This photograph was taken in an area where Hopkinson and other members of the Trade Agency and related staff would go to shoot geese, just outside Gyantse. Geese in flight can be seen in the centre of the image

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 G']: 'Geese in flight' [MS 05/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '9 - Gyantse - wild geese in flight, with Gyantse town under the hills. The goose-shooting grounds at Tse-chen' [MS 12/08/2006]

Other Information - Dates

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 10th 1928, Gyantse, page 1 [MS 19/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Goose shooting grounds at Tsechen" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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