Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

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South face of Potala with Zhöl village at base and grassy foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.157.65

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Resource #: 69582 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

The south face of the Potala can be seen from a middle distance with Zhöl (zhol) village at its base. Note that the image is reversed and needs to be flipped left to right. In the foreground is a grassy field in which livestock are grazing.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1937

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