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South face of Potala with Zhöl at its base and grassy foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.157.67

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Resource #: 69584 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

A view of the south face of the Potala taken from a middle distance facing directly north. Zhöl (zhol) village is visible at the base of the Potala. In the foreground is a grassy meadow. Some horses can be seen grazing at the meadow's edge in the right bottom portion of the image.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1937

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