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Street in Lhasa's Barkor with people and shops, and a stupa. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 2001.35.161.1

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Resource #: 69637 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Barkor


by Jessica O'Leary

A street in Lhasa's Barkor (bar skor), with crowds of lay people, some of whom are watching the photographer. Shops with awnings line the streets, and a large reliquary monument, or chöten (mchod rten, Sanskrit stūpa), can be seen in the distance.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 09/1936-12/1936

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