Dinner Guests at Yatung Trade Agency

Dinner Guests at Yatung Trade Agency

BMH.D.99.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

August 13th 1927

Named Person

Mr Odling, Captain Dean, Mrs Dean, Mrs Bailey, Mrs Coffey, Major Vance, Mr Boscowen


Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung > British Trade Agent's House

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Image Dimensions

85 x 113

Dinner guests at the house of the Trade Agent in Yatung on August 13th 1927. Seated left to right: Mr Odling, Capt Dean, Mrs Dean, Mrs Bailey, Mrs Coffey, Major Vance; standing Mr Boscowen DSO. A Tibetan member of staff can be seen inside the front porch. On this day Colonel and Mrs Bailey arrived at Yatung for a short visit and the dinner party was held to welcome them

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 - 'D-99' has been written on the left edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 29/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet D']: 'Galing, Dean, Mrs D [Dean], Mrs B [Bailey], Mrs Coffey, Vance' [MS 28/04/2006]

Other Information - Dates

Other Information - Dates: In his journal for this day A. J. Hopkinson commented that the Bailey’s had arrived back from Gyantse and had 9 people to lunch - Odling and Mrs Odling, Mrs Coffey, Boscowen DSO, Vance, Dean and Hopkinson [A. J. Hopkinson Archive, OIOC British Library, Mss Eur D998/54, Journal Letters from Gyantse and Various Camps, 1927-28, commencing August 14th 1927, page 1] [MS 29/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dinner Guests at Yatung Trade Agency" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.D.99.1.html>.

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