BMH.E.12.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
c. September 15th 1927
Chumbi Valley Region > Tangka La
85 x 113
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'E 12' has been written on the left edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 31/07/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet E']: 'Approaching summit' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '12 - near the summit of the Tanka-La, between Phari and the Dochen Tso. In one of the letters of AJH he mentions that you cross the pass almost without realising because it rises only very gradually. It was not an obvious pass. On the route between Sakya and Shigatse there were many such passes - they were really just saddles between rounded hills' [MS 29/07/2006]
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 September 15th 1927, Camp Tangka La, page 1 [MS 31/07/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Approaching summit of Tangka La" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.E.12.1.html>.
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