Dog in Khampa camp near Yatung

Dog in Khampa camp near Yatung

BMH.B.22.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

March 4th 1927


Chumbi Valley Region >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

109 x 85

A dog in a Khampa camp in the hills around Yatung. On Tibetan New Year's Day Hopkinson found himself left alone and was able to take a walk and to climb a nearby mountainside. He was surprised to come across a vicious dog, which was owned by a group of Khampa people, whom he was then able to photograph

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 - The negative has been cut very crudely down the left hand edge [MS 29/06/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet B']: '22 - Ditto [Khamba dog]' [MS 21/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dog in Khampa camp near Yatung" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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