A bridge in the Chumbi Valley

A bridge in the Chumbi Valley

BMH.C.75.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Chumbi Valley Region

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 116

A bridge in the Chumbi Valley with a group of pack animals crossing. There is a light fall of snow on the adjacent hillside and along the banks of the river. A telegraph pole can be seen at the far end of the bridge on the right hand side of the image

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 - 'C 75' has been written in black ink on the left edge of the negative [MS 13/07/2006]

Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The caption "In Chumbi Valley A typical bridge" and the reference 'C 75' have been written on the back of the print in pencil [MS 13/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet C']: 'Bridge at Chumbi' [MS 28/04/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'Bridge in the Chumbi Valley, with pack animals crossing. Telegraph pole' [MS 13/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "A bridge in the Chumbi Valley" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.C.75.1.html>.

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