Tibetan foot soldier, with old style armour and shield

 
Tibetan foot soldier, with old style armour and shield
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 28cm

Description

Tibetan foot soldier, or Zimchongpa, with old style armour and shield. This type of armour is worn during the dances by soldiers during Tse Gutor in the Potala Palace and during the Torgya offerings during Monlam Chenmo

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
 
1998.285.70
Format
 
Glass negative
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Central Lhasa
Photographer
 
Rabden Lepcha?
Date
 
06/02/21

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