Monks blowing radung, Potala in distance

Monks blowing radung, Potala in distance
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

Description

Monks blowing ceremonial trumpets or radung from the roof of the Chakpori Medical College. The gilt cylinder on the left is an auspicious banner. In the distance the Potala, Sho Village and the Western Gateway or Pargo Kaling


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
 
1998.131.305.1
Format
 
Film negative
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Lhasa. Potala (from Chakpori)
Photographer
 
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Date
 
02/10/36

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