Archive / Films / Hopkinson Collection – Film 3


Colour/B&W. Tibet. 1947. Gangtok, Sikkim; Sakya; Shigatse; Gyantse, Tibet. Film made by A. J Hopkinson. B&W: children playing and posing for the camera. Colour: garden and cottages; landscape; hillside villages; agricultural scenes: sowing, ploughing and threshing. Sakya Village (?). Gyantse Stupa (?). Trade route to Gangtok. A mule train. Official visit of A. J Hopkinson, Political Officer, Sikkim (1945-48): welcome party and military review. Mountain views: flora and travelers on horses.


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