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Crowds around Sho pillar below Potala at Sertreng

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


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
Film negative
Lhasa. Potala
Hugh Edward Richardson
Feb-March 1949

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