BMH.C.92.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
July 22nd 1927?
Khangmar Region > Dochen
85 x 113
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'C-92' has been written in the bottom left corner of the negative in black ink, although this is now very faded [MS 13/07/2006]
Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The caption 'Chomolhari 23,930 feet high' has been written on the back of the print in pencil, as has the reference 'C.92'. Technical information 'F 22 14 sec C. F' was also written on the back but has subsequently been struck through [MS 13/07/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet C']: 'Mountains from Dochen' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'The Chomolhari with a rest house' [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. 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 5 [MS 13/07/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "View from Dochen" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.C.92.1.html>.
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