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Potala and Chakpori seen from north at a distance. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 2001.

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Resource #: 69658 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

The Potala Palace and Chakpori (lcags po ri), the site of Sanggyé Gyatso's (sangs rgyas rgya mtsho) Chakpori monastic medical college, seen at distance from the north side of the Lhasa valley. There are fields in the foreground and a mountain range in the background.

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Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1938-1939

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