Soldiers at the 'Sky Archery' competition, Namda

Soldiers at the 'Sky Archery' competition, Namda
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 31cm x 22cm

Description

Spectators in courtyard of government summer house near Lhalu Mansion on the outskirts of Lhasa. Lay officials have gathered on the verandah to watch proceedings of the 'Sky Archery' competition, or Namda. Spectators on roof of dwelling. Water buckets can be seen. Soldiers on extreme right are holding small trumpets. Bows on ground

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
 
1998.285.169
Format
 
Glass negative
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Lhasa Area. Tsetrung lingka
Photographer
 
Rabden Lepcha?
Date
 
06/03/21

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