View from Dochen

View from Dochen

BMH.C.93.1 (Contact Print)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

July 22nd 1927?


Khangmar Region > Dochen

Accession number


Image Dimensions

82 x 107

A view of mountains taken from Dochen taken in July 1927. What may be the dak bungalow can be seen in the middle distance. Mount Chomolhari can be seen in the top right of the image

Further Information

Photographic Process

Print gelatin silver


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

Other Information

Notes on print/mount - 'H2' has 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']: 'Mountains from Dochen' [MS 28/04/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] 'Ditto [The Chomolhari with a rest house]' [MS 13/07/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: Hopkinson left Gyantse on July 17th 1927 to travel back to Yatung. The photographs in this negative album wallet seem on the whole to have been taken chronologically between March and July 1927, suggesting that this photograph was taken en route to Yatung. For dating of image, see A. J. Hopkinson Archive, OIOC British Library, Mss Eur D998/54, Journal Letters from Gyantse and Various Camps, 1927-28, commencing July 19th 1927, Camp Samada, page 5 [MS 13/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "View from Dochen" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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