Kumbum at Palkhor Chode, Gyantse

Kumbum at Palkhor Chode, Gyantse

BMH.COL.30.1 (Transparency colour)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo



Gyantse > Kumbum

Accession number


Image Dimensions

69 x 69

Entrance to the main temple or Hlagang at Palkhor Chode, Gyantse with the Kumbum partially visible in the background. The walls of the monastic compound are visible on the hillside above

Further Information

Photographic Process

Transparency Colour


A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as Indian Political Officer 1947-48

Previous Catologue Number


Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'Gyantse Palkhor Chorten 1' has been written on the top edge of the slide [MS 24/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - The index list in the original box in which the slides are still contained identifies this image as 'Gyantse Palkhor Chorten 1' [MS 24/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Kumbum at Palkhor Chode, Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.COL.30.1.html>.

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