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South face of Potala with Zhöl village and grassy foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.157.59

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Resource #: 69578 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala, Marpori, Red Palace, White Palace, Namgyel College, Zhöl, Inner Zhöl, Outer Zhöl


by Jessica O'Leary

The south face of the Potala with Zhöl (zhol) village visible at its base, taken from a slight distance facing north. In the foreground is a grassy field, in which livestock can be seen grazing at mid-distance on the right side of the photograph.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1937

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