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South face of Potala with appliqué tents set up in grassy foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.131.531

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Resource #: 69568 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

The front (south) face of the Potala with a grassy area in the foreground, taken straight ahead from a slight distance. Spectators can be seen standing amidst their traditional appliqué picnic tents, gathered for the occasion of the Regent's departure for Samyé (bsam yas).

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 06/Oct/1936

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