BMH.A.12.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
January 15th 1927
Gyantse Region > Cholung Ritro
113 x 85 mm
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'A12' has been written on the top edge of the negative in black ink. The negative has been machine perforated along the bottom. 18 holes have been perforated in total although some additional holes have been perforated on the extreme edge in error in addition to these [MS 05/05/2006]
Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The print appears to have been removed from an album, as there are traces of black mounting paper around the edges of the print as if it has been taken out after previously being glued in place. A partially decipherable caption has been written on the back in pencil: "A young monk". The number 1 has been written on the front top right corner in pencil [MS 24/06/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet A - A. J. Hopkinson ICS Gyantse via Siliguri]: 'Cholung Monastery nr. Gyantse' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '12 - young monk from the same monastery' [MS 21/04/2006]
Other Information - Dates: For dating of image, see A. J. Hopkinson Archive, OIOC British Library, Mss Eur D998/53, Letters mainly from Gyantse 1926-27, Diary January 16th dated Gyantse 21 Jan 1927, pages A-C [MS 24/06/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Young monk at Cholung Riton" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.A.12.1.html>.
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