Arthur Hopkinson in travelling gear

Arthur Hopkinson in travelling gear

BMH.A.31.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information




A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

January 1927?

Named Person

Arthur Hopkinson


Gyantse Region

Accession number


Image Dimensions

115 x 85

Arthur Hopkinson in his travelling gear

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28

Other Information

In Negative - 'A31' has been written on the top edge of the negative in black ink. The negative has been machine perforated along the bottom edge. 25 holes have been perforated in total [MS 12/05/2006]

Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. A caption has been written on the back in pencil: "A J H 1926" [MS 24/06/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet A - A. J. Hopkinson ICS Gyantse via Siliguri]: 'Self' [MS 28/04/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '31 - AJH [Arthur Hopkinson] in his travelling gear' [MS 21/04/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: Although this has been captions 'A J H 1926' it may have been taken in January 1927. The landscape resembles that around Gyantse, and the image seems to be related in Hopkinson's negative album to a group of images that were taken when he left Gyantse for the first time to travel back to Yatung between January 17th - 26th 1927 [MS 24/06/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Arthur Hopkinson in travelling gear" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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