BMH.E.97.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
1927 - 1928
Gyantse > Post Office
85 x 110
Domestic Activity , Fibre Preparing
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'E97' has been written on the top edge of the negative in black ink. The left edge of the negative has been cut very crudely [MS 31/07/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet E']: 'Women washing cloth' [MS 04/05/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '97 - women washing cloth in the yard of the Tibetan post office in Gyantse. This is probably newly woven cloth which has already been fulled. Yak dung cakes are seen drying on the wall in the background. One of the members of the British contingent (wearing Gilgit boots) also visible - perhaps Sangster or Dean' [MS 29/07/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Women washing cloth in Gyantse post office yard" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.E.97.1.html>.
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