Sikh troops snowballing in Yatung

Sikh troops snowballing in Yatung

BMH.E.23.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Chumbi Valley Region > Yatung

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 108

A group of Sikh troops from the 13 Frontier Force Regiment playing with snowballs in Yatung in the winter of 1927-28

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 - The negative has been cut very crudely down the left hand side [MS 31/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet E']: 'Yatung snowballing' [MS 28/04/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '23, 24 and 25 - Sikh sepoys playing snowball in the snow at Yatung' [MS 29/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Sikh troops snowballing in Yatung" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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