Negative (black and white); Hopkinson visited Gobshi on a number of occasions [see Notes]. Gobshi was about 4 miles from Gyantse and was well known for its carpet industry, which Hopkinson was interested in photographing. In this image, the entrance to the main temple can be seen, with a number of people watching the photographer in the courtyard. A small chorten can be seen in the background.  Tibet. Photographic process

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2015,OA+.293

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Negative (black and white); Hopkinson visited Gobshi on a number of occasions [see Notes]. Gobshi was about 4 miles from Gyantse and was well known for its carpet industry, which Hopkinson was interested in photographing. In this image, the entrance to the main temple can be seen, with a number of people watching the photographer in the courtyard. A small chorten can be seen in the background. Tibet. Photographic process

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