Chomolhari seen from top of Thang La

Chomolhari seen from top of Thang La

BMH.G.48.1 (Film negative)

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Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Chumbi Valley Region > Chomolhari (view from Thang La)

Accession number


Image Dimensions

85 x 113

Mount Chomolhari seen from the top of the Thang La. A. J. Hopkinson's transport can be seen in the foreground while yaks are grazing in the distance

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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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Other Information

In Negative - 'G-48' has been written along the left 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 name 'A. J. Hopkinson' has been written on the back of the print in pencil, as has the reference 'G.48' [MS 19/08/2006]

Manual Catalogues -

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

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '48 - The peak of Chomolhari having just crossed the Tang-la (a sloping pass), with yaks grazing in the foreground along with the transport for AJH's [Hopkinson's] party; seen from the plain of Phari (the southwest)' [MS 12/08/2006]

For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Chomolhari seen from top of Thang La" 05 Dec. 2006. The British Museum. <>.

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