David Challinor, Hope Cooke, and the King of Sikkim, c. 1971

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David Challinor, Hope Cooke, and her husband, the King of Sikkim, at at a Sikkimese fashion show in the Great Hall of the Castle or Smithsonian Institution Building.


  • Challinor, David
  • Cooke, Hope 1940-
  • Palden Thondup Namgyal Chogyal of Sikkim 1923-
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building Great Hall
  • Assistant Secretary for Science


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9599, Box 1, Oral History Interviews of David Challinor

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


c. 1971

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  • Fashion
  • Royal visitors
  • Kings and rulers
  • Event


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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