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South face of Potala from near the western gate of Lhasa. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 1998.285.83

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Resource #: 69607 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala Palace, Drakgo Karni, Marpori, Red Palace, White Palace


by Jessica O'Leary

The south face of the Potala Palace seen from the southwest. The image was taken from a slightly elevated position on Marpori (dmar po ri), near the western gate of Lhasa, Bargo Kakling (bar sgo bkag gling).

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1920-1921

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