Chomolhari seen from Tuna

Chomolhari seen from Tuna

BMH.G.46.1 (Film negative)

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Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Chumbi Valley Region > Chomolhari (view from Tuna)

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Image Dimensions

85 x 114

Mount Chomolhari seen from Tuna. A small building, possibly the rest house, can be seen in the distance. Two men are walking towards the photographer

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Photographic Process

Negative film nitrate


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

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In Negative - 'G-46' has been written along the right edge of the negative in blue-black ink [MS 19/08/2006]

Notes on print/mount - One contact print made from this negative is contained in A. J. Hopkinson's negative case with the negative. The print was made using Velox paper. The caption "Chomolhari (23,930) from Tuna on the road from India to Lhasa" has been written on the back of the print in pencil, as has the name 'A. J. Hopkinson' and the references 'G.46' and '298 U' [MS 19/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

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

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '46 & 47- The Chomolhari range as you approach coming from Sikkim. 46 and 47 form a panorama - 47 comes before 46 if you are coming up from Sikkim to Gyantse' [MS 12/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Chomolhari seen from Tuna" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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