BMH.E.13.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
c. September 15th 1927
Chumbi Valley Region > Tangka La
85 x 115
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'E 13' has been written on the left edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 31/07/2006]
Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The print was made using Velox paper. The caption "Approaching the summit Natu La" has been written on the back of the print in pencil, as have the references 'A. J. Hopkinson' and 'E.13' [MS 31/07/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet E']: 'Crossing summit' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '13 - coolies crossing the summit of the Tanka La, which is between Phari and the Dochen Tso' [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. "Crossing summit of Tangka La" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.E.13.1.html>.
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