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South face of Potala with Zhöl village in the foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.131.300

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Resource #: 69560 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

A clear, up-close view of the south face of the Potala in January 1937. Zhöl (zhol) village is visible at the base of Marpori (dmar po ri), with people walking along the dirt path in the foreground.

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Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 01/1937

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