Nuns outside Gyantse

Nuns outside Gyantse

BMH.B.92.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Gyantse > Lingkhor

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 109

A pair of Khampa nuns walking along a path outside Gyantse. They are walking along the path that formed the Holy Circuit or Lingkhor around Gyantse and which went very close to the British Fort

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 edges of the negative have been cut very crudely [MS 30/06/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet B']: '92 - Khamba nuns' [MS 22/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nuns outside Gyantse " 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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