Crowds around Sho pillar below Potala at Sertreng

 
Crowds around Sho pillar below Potala at Sertreng
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 23cm

Description

The Shol area below during the Potala during the Sertreng ceremony (tshogs mchod ser spreng) on the 30th day of the 2nd Tibetan month. The procession is making its way around the Sho pillar and the back of the Dalai Lama's elephant can be seen on the left beside the building with a tiled roof.

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
 
2001.59.5.46.1
Format
 
Film negative
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Lhasa. Potala
Photographer
 
Hugh Edward Richardson
Date
 
Feb-March 1949

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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