BMH.C.21.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
June 21st 1927
Gyantse > Paper Factory
85 x 108
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet C']: 'Officials [at horse race]' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'He's got one of the wonderful hats, with red silk tassels hanging down, but it's different than the great wide ones. They all denoted rank of some sort [but I don't know what] I don't suppose my husband knew either. His dress is all Chinese brocade, with wave patterns. it could even be embroidered. Behind him is someone wearing one of those Bon hats. They were again officials, one of the set that had to keep order in the crowd' [MS 01/07/2006]
Other Information - Dates: For dating of image, see A. J. Hopkinson Archive, OIOC British Library, Mss Eur D998/54, Journal Letters from Gyantse and Various Camps, 1927-28, commencing June 26th 1927, Gyantse, pages 1-3 [MS 01/07/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Official at Gyantse Gun and Arrow Competition" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.C.21.1.html>.
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