BMH.A.16.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
January 15th 1927
Gyantse Region > Cholung Ritro
111 x 85 mm
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'A16' has been written on the top edge of the negative in black ink. The negative has been machine perforated along the top edge. 18 holes have been perforated in total [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 chorten and hlagang (god house) below the Ri-ton (which is seen in the mountain behind) (note swastika on door)". The number 3 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]: 'Ditto [Cholung Monastery nr. Gyantse] - chorten below' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '16 - probably a small monastery with chorten outside Gyantse' [MS 28/04/2006]
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. "Chorten at Cholung Ritro, near Gyantse" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.A.16.1.html>.
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