BMH.C.89.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
Gyantse Region >
85 x 109
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - The negative has been cut very crudely down the right hand side [MS 13/07/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet C']: 'Beggar with baby in basket' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'Coolie on the way carrying wood in basket' [MS 13/07/2006]
Other Information - Dates: Hopkinson left Gyantse on July 17th 1927 to travel back to Yatung. The photographs in this negative album wallet seem on the whole to have been taken chronologically between March and July 1927, suggesting that this photograph was taken en route to Yatung, on the first stage of the journey to Khangmar. 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 July 19th 1927, Camp Samada, page 1 [MS 13/07/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "A man carrying an open weave basket" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.C.89.1.html>.
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