BMH.G.58.1 (Contact Print)
A. J. Hopkinson
1927 - 1928
Chumbi Valley Region > Phari
103 x 78
Print gelatin silver
A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28
In Negative - 'G-58' has been written along the top edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 19/08/2006]
Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The print was made using Velox paper. The caption "A Nakpa lama doing 'Evensong' in his temple at Phari - a recent writer who said (in the weekly 'Times of India') that Tibetans fear the camera was quite wrong, as this as other pictures show' has been written on the back of the print in pencil, as has the name 'A. J. Hopkinson' and the reference 'G.58' [MS 19/08/2006]
Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet G']: 'Nakpa - Phari F.L.' [MS 05/05/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Monk in Phari monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.G.58.1.html>.
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