Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

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Potala from north with grassy, sandy foreground. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford 2001.

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Resource #: 69660 (URL for reference)

Collections: Lhasa

Location: Potala Palace, Marpori, White Palace


by Jessica O'Leary

The north face of the Potala seen at middle distance from directly north, with a sandy field and irrigation ditch in the foreground. There is a forested park at the base of Marpori (dmar po ri), and a mountain range visible in the background.

Associated Resources

Resource type: Image

Photograph Date: 1936-1950

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