Dog and Khampa men in camp near Yatung

Dog and Khampa men in camp near Yatung

BMH.B.23.1 (Film negative)

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Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

March 4th 1927


Chumbi Valley Region >

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Image Dimensions

85 x 111

Two Khampa men and 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

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Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


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

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

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