View south from Gyantse Fort

View south from Gyantse Fort

BMH.B.40A.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

March 1927?



Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 107

A view southwards from the British Fort at Gyantse showing the the river that passed by close to the fort, which was situated some way outside Gyantse town. Whitewashed buildings can be seen in the distance on the left with further buildings beyond to the foothills of the nearby mountains. Children can be seen close to the river bank, watching the photographer. The raised soil in front of the fort marks the edge of the road that leads towards the building and on into 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 - The negative has been very crudely cut down the left and right hand sides [MS 30/06/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet B']: '40 - View south from fort - 2 negs' [MS 22/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "View south from Gyantse Fort" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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