BMH.E.40.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
November 28th 1927
Chumbi Valley Region > Kirimcha
85 x 114
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'E-40' has been written on the left edge of the image on the emulsion side [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 caption '"Close-up" of dancing monk has been written on the back of the print in pencil, as have the references ' E.99 ', 'E.40', 'H13' and 'A. J. Hopkinson' [MS 31/07/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet E']: 'Kirimcha' [MS 04/05/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '39, 40 and 41 - dancer from a monastery near Yatung. Note the carved headdress, a human bone breastplate, and an elaborately embroidered and applique gown. The cape over the shoulders is of Chinese brocade' [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 November 29th 1927, Yatung, page 1
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dancer at Kirimcha" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.E.40.1.html>.
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