View from roof of Potala Palace

View from roof of Potala Palace
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

Description

Exterior of upper floor of the Potala Palace, near the 13th Dalai Lama's tomb, the corner of which can be seen on the right. The red painted walls designate the holiest parts of the building. Gold victory banners seen on the parapets of the roof with the Kyichu valley in the distance below

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
1998.131.310
Format
 
Print black & white
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Lhasa. View from Potala.
Photographer
 
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Date
 
22/11/36

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