Street in Lhasa during Palden Lhamo ceremony

 
Street in Lhasa during Palden Lhamo ceremony
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 30cm

Description

Side street in Lhasa taken from Surkhang Se's house on the occasion of the Palden Lhamo procession. In the foreground a pile of mustard straw surrounding a torma offering of butter and barley flour can be seen in the middle of the street, ready to be burnt.

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
 
1998.131.576
Format
 
Print black & white
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Lhasa. Barkhor (from Surkhang House)
Photographer
 
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Date
 
28/11/36

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