A snow covered hillside on Natu La

A snow covered hillside on Natu La

BMH.B.57.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Chumbi Valley Region > Natu La

Accession number


Image Dimensions

117 x 85

Some of A. J. Hopkinson's aides climbing a snow-covered hillside on the pass between Tibet and Sikkim called Natu La. Mules loaded with heavy packs can be seen on the path below

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 - In Negative - 'B 57' has been written along the bottom edge of the image in black ink [MS 30/06/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet B']: '57 - Snows on Nathu La' [MS 22/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "A snow covered hillside on Natu La" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.B.57.1.html>.

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