Hubbu cuts Capt Dean's hair in Gyantse dak bungalow

Hubbu cuts Capt Dean's hair in Gyantse dak bungalow

BMH.F.16.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928

Named Person

Hubbu, Captain Dean, Tami?


Gyantse > Dak Bungalow

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 108

Hubbu, Captain Dean's orderly and brother of Tami, A. J. Hopkinson's syce cuts Captain Dean's hair on the dak bungalow at Gyantse. Captain Dean wears what were referred to as 'Gilgit boots' reflecting the links that many Trade Agency and related staff had with the North West Frontier

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 - 'F-16' has been written along the top edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 11/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet F']: 'Hubbu cutting Dean's hair' [MS 04/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '16 - Dean having his hair cut (note the Gilgit boots!). Dean was the captain of the escort; Sangster was his lieutenant' [MS 04/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Hubbu cuts Capt Dean's hair in Gyantse dak bungalow" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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