Picnic in Kambu Valley

Picnic in Kambu Valley

BMH.E.2.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

August 29th 1927

Named Person

Colonel Bailey, Mrs Bailey, Captain Dean


Chumbi Valley Region > Kambu Valley

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 115

Two orderlies (left) Colonel Bailey, Mrs Bailey and Dean with another member of the British Trade Agency and related staff having a picnic in the Kambu Valley near Yatung in August 1927

Further Information


Eating and Drinking

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28

Other Information

In Negative - 'E [?5]' has been written on the right edge of the negative in blue ink [MS 31/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet D']: 'Picnic in Kambu valley' [MS 28/04/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '2 - picnic in Kambu Valley. Mrs Bailey has her back to the camera' [MS 29/07/2006]

Other Information - Dates

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 August 30th 1927, pages 2-3 [MS 31/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Picnic in Kambu Valley" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.E.2.1.html>.

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