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Potala from the east, with nomad pilgrims in foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.131.297

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Resource #: 69557 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala Palace, Marpori, Lingkor, White Palace


by Jessica O'Leary

The east face of the Potala seen from a middle disance, showing the round-walled watchtower, Taktsang Gormo. A wall runs through the center of the image, behind which many trees have been planted. In the foreground, nomad pilgrims can be seen walking away from the Potala.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 10/Feb/1937

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