BMH.F.39.1 (Film negative)
A. J. Hopkinson
January - February 1928?
Gyantse > Bazaar >
85 x 117
Negative film nitrate
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The print was made using Velox paper. 'F.39' has been written on the back of the print in pencil, as well as in the top right corner on the front of the negative [MS 11/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet F']: 'Gyantse bazar scenes - Khambas buying charm boxes' [MS 04/05/2006]
Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '39 - the bazaar in Gyantse. The man on the right is buying a gau - the type you hang on your belt' [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.39.1.html>.
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