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Potala and Chakpori in the distance with people resting in foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.131.298

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Resource #: 69558 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala Palace, Chakpori, Marpori, Chakpori Rikjé Dropen Ling


by Jessica O'Leary

The Potala seen from a distance from the west during December 1936, with Chakpori (lcags po ri) and the Chakpori medical college to its right. Two ponies and a group of people rest in the grassy foreground. The mountains that surround Lhasa valley can be seen stretching across the horizon in the background.

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Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 12/1936

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