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Potala from the southwest with spectators watching the procession to Samyé. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.131.294

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Resource #: 69555 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala Palace, Marpori, Red Palace, Lingkor, White Palace, Namgyel College


by Jessica O'Leary

The Potala Palace from the southwest, surrounded on the back by a walled park. In the foreground, spectators watch as a procession, probably the regent’s annual departure for Samyé (bsam yas), makes its way along the road.

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Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 06/Oct/1936

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