Three men in Chumbi valley

Three men in Chumbi valley

BMH.D.6.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

March - July 1927?


Chumbi Valley Region >

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 109

Three men whom A. J. Hopkinson describes as being 'A Khamba, Sangba and Uwa' respectively, all wearing different head-gear. The man on the left has an ear ornament in his right ear, the man in the centre wears a turban-like head-dress and the man on the right is wearing a knotted woollen scarf. The joist of a building can be seen in the background

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 - An indecipherable reference number has been written on the left edge of the negative and then struck through [MS 14/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet D']: 'A Khamba, Sangba and Uwa' [MS 28/04/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Three men in Chumbi valley" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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