Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

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Northwest face of Potala seen from mid-distance with grassy foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 2001.35.114.1

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Resource #: 69633 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

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


by Jessica O'Leary

The northwest face (that is, the back) of the Potala seen from middle distance. In the foreground is a grassy meadow enclosed by walls on the left and right and a sand bank on the far end. Trees have been planted on the other side of the walls and sand bank.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 09/1936-12/1936

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