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Potala from southwest with willow grove in the foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.157.68

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Resource #: 69585 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

A distant view of the southwest face of the Potala, taken from the southwest facing northeast. Note that the image is reversed and needs to be flipped left to right. Some buildings from Zhöl (zhol) village are visible at the Potala's base. In the foreground is a grove of willow trees.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1937

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