BMH.E.5.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
August 13th 1927
Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung > British Trade Agent's House
85 x 118
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'E 5' 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 D']: 'Kargyu monks' [MS 28/04/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '5 - a group of Kargyu monks at the house of the British Trade Agent in Yatung. Probably they have come down into the valley at a time of festival, perhaps the Tibetan New Year' [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 August 14th 1927, page 2
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Monks from Kargyu visit Yatung" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.E.5.1.html>.
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