BMH.A.57.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
December 1926 - February 1927?
Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung >
112 x 85
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'A57' has been written on the top edge of the negative in black ink. The negative has been machine perforated along the bottom edge. 12 holes have been perforated in total [MS 12/05/2006]
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: "Ta-mi my servant (Chino-Tibetan or 'Ko-Ko')". The number 8 has been written on the front top right corner in pencil.
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet A - A. J. Hopkinson ICS Gyantse via Siliguri]: 'Ta-mi' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '57 - Tami, one of the servants of AJH' [MS 21/04/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Tami, Hopkinson's orderly" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.A.57.1.html>.
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