BMH.C.26.1 (Contact Print)
A. J. Hopkinson
June 21st 1927?
84 x 108
Print gelatin silver
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
Notes on print/mount - "Prisoners 'doing time' - (they are turned loose to beg their living with leg-irons on", 'A. J. Hopkinson' and the references 'C.26' and 'H6' have all been written on the back of the print in pencil [MS 01/07/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet C']: 'Prisoners begging' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'Beggars. Tongues out in gesture of politeness' [MS 01/07/2006]
Other Information - Dates: For dating of image and further description, 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. "Convicts in chains begging" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.C.26.1.html>.
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