View of upper Chumbi Valley

View of upper Chumbi Valley

BMH.E.3.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

August - December 1927


Chumbi Valley

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 114

View of a village in a valley in the upper Chumbi region. A small chorten can be seen close to the river back in the centre left of the image, with haystacks further down river

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 - 'E3' has been written on the left edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 31/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

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

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '3 - upper Chumbi Valley - note the hayricks and the small chorten ' [MS 29/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "View of upper Chumbi Valley" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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