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Southwest view of Potala and Zhöl village, taken from Chakpori. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.157.69

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Resource #: 69586 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala, Chakpori, Red Palace, Lingkor, Tsekor, White Palace, Zhöl

Description:

by Jessica O'Leary

A view of the southwest face of the Potala, with Zhöl (zhol) village visible at its base. Note that the image is reversed and needs to be flipped left to right. The photograph is taken from the north-facing side of Chakpori (lcags po ri), the site of the Chakpori monastic medical college. Part of the hill is visible in the bottom right corner of the image.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1937

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