Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

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Potala seen at distance from southwest, with forested foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 2001.59.8.5.1

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Resource #: 69665 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala, Chakpori, Marpori

Description:

by Jessica O'Leary

The Potala Palace seen at a distance from the southwest, rising above forested parkland in the foreground. The foot of Chakpori (lcags po ri) can be seen above the trees on the right side of the image, with high mountain ridges in the background.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1950

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