Yaks in Phari

Yaks in Phari

BMH.E.51.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

December 8th 1927?


Chumbi Valley Region > Phari

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 115

Yaks with loads crossing the Phari plain. This photograph may have been taken in December 1927 when Hopkinson travelled from Yatung to Gyantse

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 - 'E 51' has been written on the lower right edge of the negative in black ink [MS 31/07/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet E']: 'Yaks and Phari' [MS 04/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '50 and 51 - yaks carrying wool away from Phari on the way towards Sikkim. Chomolhari is seen in the background' [MS 29/07/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Yaks in Phari" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_BMH.E.51.1.html>.

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