Monk in Phari monastery

Monk in Phari monastery

BMH.G.57.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Chumbi Valley Region > Phari

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 113

A Gelukpa monk seated in front of an altar in a monastery or temple in Phari. Butter lamps and other vessels have been placed in front of a glass encased image

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 - 'G-57' has been written along the left edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 19/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet G']: 'Gelukpa - Phari F.L.' [MS 05/05/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Monk in Phari monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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