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Potala from the south. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.131.296

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Resource #: 69556 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

The Potala seen at middle distance from the south, with some rooftops of the buildings of Zhöl (zhol) village visible at its base. Parkland planted with willows can be seen in the foreground, and in the background the mountains to the north of Lhasa valley line the horizon.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1937

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