Yatung and river

Yatung and river

BMH.A.52.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

December 1926 - February 1927?


Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 114

The village of Yatung in the Chumbi Valley. Pitch-roofed houses can be seen on the hillside and the river can be seen in the foreground. The road leading out of the village goes towards Phari

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 - 'A44' has been written on the left edge of the negative in black ink and then crossed through and replaced with 'A52'. The negative has been machine perforated along the right edge. 12 holes have been perforated in total [MS 12/05/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

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

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'Yatung, with river in the foreground, and the offices of the Trade Agent. Note the road leading out of the village towards Phari' [MS 21/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Yatung and river" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.A.52.1.html>.

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