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Delegation With Gifts For the Dalai Lama, 1944

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Delegation with gifts for the Dalai Lama entering Dalai Lama's throne room in Jewel Park, Lhasa.

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1944

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The Dalai Lama With Two of His Priest Attendants.

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The monk on left is the Lord Chamberlain, who handles the Dalai Lama's personal affairs and is one of the most influential monks in Tibet.

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1944

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A Tibetan Monk, 1944

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A Tibetan monk on pilgrimage. He carries a spear.

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1944

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Part of a Small Machine for Pressing Mustard Seeds, 1944

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There is not much machinery in Tibet, and when it is brought in, it has to be carried over the passes, in pieces. Here is a part of a small machine for pressing mustard seeds (for oil). The inevitable prayer flag adorns the load.

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1944

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A Caravan Crossing the Nyapso-la, 1944

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A caravan crossing the Nyapso-la (pass) on route to China (Central Tibet).

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1944

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The Yamdrok Lake, 1944

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The Yamdrok Lake (more than 14,000 feet above sea level), with the castled town of Pedi on its shore.

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1944

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The Northern Rampart of the Himalayas, 1944

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Skirting the northern rampart of the Himalayas, on the trail to Lhasa, in Tibet.

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1944