Chomolhari seen from top of Thang La

Chomolhari seen from top of Thang La

BMH.G.49.1 (Film negative)

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Key Information


Arthur Hopkinson


A. J. Hopkinson

Date of Photo

1927 - 1928


Chumbi Valley Region > Chomolhari (view from Thang La)

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Image Dimensions

85 x 115

Mount Chomolhari seen from the top of the Thang La. Donkeys and two muleteers can be seen in the foreground

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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-49' has been written along the right 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']: 'Chomolhari from top of Tang La - Donkeys' [MS 05/05/2006]

Other Information - Description: [Extract from taped interview, Richard Blurton and Mrs Hopkinson] '49 - Muleteers with their mules laden with goods from India seen below Chomolhari, on the Sikkim side of Phari. They have just crossed the Tang-la' [MS 12/08/2006]

Other Information - Related Images

Other Information - Related Images: See BMH.G.50.1 for a related image of these two men [MS 19/08/2006]

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

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