BMH.C.50.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
June 21st 1927
Gyantse > Paper Factory
85 x 114
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']: '[Paper Factory Arrow Shooting] Police ?trunk?' [MS 28/04/2006]
Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. "A. J. Hopkinson" has been written on the back in pencil, along with the reference 'C.50' [MS 03/07/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'The policeman with the beggar prisoners behind him, two in manacles; the young one with the cap is just a companion. I think he probably [is] maybe the son of the one of them. The drunken policeman' [MS 03/07/2006]
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]
Other Information - Setting: Comment in Hopkinson's journal for this day: “The crowd at the Arrow Shooting was awfully interesting and I took heaps of photos” [ibid., p.3] [MS 03/07/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Policeman at Gyantse Gun and Arrow competition" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.C.50.1.html>.
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