Dochen Lake

Dochen Lake

BMH.G.44.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Khangmar Region > Dochen

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 112

Dochen lake. Mount Chomolhari can be seen in the distance

Further Information

Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


A. J. Hopkinson's Tour of Duty as British Trade Agent, Gyantse, 1927-28

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Other Information

In Negative - 'G-44' has been written along the left edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 19/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

Manual Catalogues - [Caption in A. J. Hopkinson's negative album 'Tibet G']: 'Bam tso' [MS 05/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '44 - The frozen Dochen-tso lake (both pack ice and fresh ice), sometimes in AJH's [Hopkinson's] early days known as the Bam-tso. Similarly Yatung was previously known as Sha-si-ma. In the background is the Chomolhari range with the Chomolhari peak on the right' [MS 12/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Dochen Lake" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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