Young monks listening to gramophone

Young monks listening to gramophone

BMH.D.47.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Gyantse Region

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 113

Two young monks listening to a gramophone in a park. A tent can be seen in the background. The gramophone has been placed upon a painted table with a striped cloth over. Another young boy in shorts and western-style clothes stands beside the young monks

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 - 'D-46' has been written on the right side of the negative twice in thick black ink and then deleted. 'D-47' has been written in black ink on the lower right edge [MS 17/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet D']: 'ditto [2 small monks listening to gramophone] - in field' [MS 28/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Young monks listening to gramophone" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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