BMH.F.28.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
January - February 1928?
Gyantse > Bazaar >
113 x 85
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
Notes on print/mount - One modern print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The print was made using Ilford paper. 'F.28' has been written on the top front and top back edges in blue-black ink [MS 11/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet F']: 'Gyantse bazar scenes' [MS 04/05/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '28 - the main bazaar at Gyantse. Centre middle distance is the great Palkhor Chorten, the large temple close by the Kumbum' [MS 10/08/2006]
Other Information - Dates: This photograph may have been taken in late January or early February 1928. A. J. Hopkinson had clearly started to use his 'F' box of negatives in the early part of 1928 as he was able to send the first batch of photographs with this reference [F1 - F21] to Eleanor Hopkinson on February 2nd 1928 [A. J. Hopkinson Archive, OIOC British Library, Mss Eur D998/54, Journal Letters from Gyantse and Various Camps, 1927-28, commencing February 5th 1928, Gyantse, page 3]. In the same correspondence he also states that he has recently been taking a lot of photographs around Gyantse bazaar [ibid., pp. 2-3] [MS 12/08/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Gyantse Bazaar" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.F.28.1.html>.
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