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South face of Potala with Zhöl village and grassy foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.157.59

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Resource #: 69578 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

The south face of the Potala with Zhöl (zhol) village visible at its base, taken from a slight distance facing north. In the foreground is a grassy field, in which livestock can be seen grazing at mid-distance on the right side of the photograph.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1937

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