Hunting party near Gyantse

Hunting party near Gyantse

BMH.E.54.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

December 1927?

Named Person

Lieutenant Sangster, Captain Mulligan, Gurdial Singh


Gyantse Region >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 115

Sangster, Dr Mulligan and Subedar Gurdial Singh out on a hunting trip near Gyantse. This photograph was probably taken in December 1927 as Dr Mulligan had only recently arrived at that time. Hopkinson mentions making a hunting trip to the Chu Nulla on December 30th 1927 [see Notes]

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 - 'E 54' has been written on the lower right edge of the negative in black ink [MS 31/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet E']: 'Sangster, Mullligan [??]' [MS 04/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '54 - shooting party moving out from Gyantse - left to right, Dean, Sangster and the Sikh Subedar, Gurdial Singh' [MS 29/07/2006]

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 December 30th 1927, Gyantse, page 4 [MS 03/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Hunting party near Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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