Tomb of the 13th Dalai Lama in Potala

 
Tomb of the 13th Dalai Lama in Potala
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 30cm

Description

Three storey chorten containing the tomb of the 13th Dalai Lama in the Potala Palace. Silver butter lamps and other offerings surround the shrine. The chorten is encased in gold and inlaid with precious stones and surrounded by gifts from China, Mongolia and Tibet

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
 
1998.131.317
Format
 
Film negative
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Lhasa. Potala. 13th Dalai Lama's Tomb.
Photographer
 
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Date
 
22/11/36

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