Dzo in field

Dzo in field

BMH.D.48.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Gyantse Region

Accession number


Image Dimensions

77 x 105

Two dzo are here seen pulling a plough, with a man behind holding their tethers. Another agricultural device can be seen on the ground. The dzo are wearing ornamented bridles

Further Information


Soil Preparation

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 frame has been cropped in a way that is very different from the rest of Hopkinson's negatives, being cropped very close to the image itself. 'D-48' has been written on the right edge of the negative in blue ink, but on the emulsion side [MS 17/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet D']: 'Dzo - in field' [MS 28/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dzo in field" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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