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Competitors await their turn

Item is a negative showing a group of men on horseback. The men are wearing wide brim hats and some appear to be carrying slings of arrows.

Dak bung[a]low

Item is a photograph showing a landscape with a river in the foreground and mountains in the background. A single house is in the centre. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a <i>dak</i> is referred to as being "a post system by means of transport relays of horses stationed at intervals along a route or network, carrying mail and passengers". A dak bungalow refers to a lodging house, typically one story with a large verandah, along a dak route.

Dak bungalow

Item is a negative showing a dak bungalow situated in a snowy mountain landscape.

Dalai Lama + sectaries [sic] 1912

Item is a photograph showing Thub-bstan-rgya-mtsho, or the Dalai Lama XIII, sitting in the centre with four men standing behind him. This photograph was taken at the Yutang trade agency when the Dalai Lama was going into self-imposed exile.

Dalia [sic] Lama bless citizens of Chumbie 1912

Item is a photograph showing Thub-bstan-rgya-mtsho, or His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIII on the far left blessing citizens at the Yutang trade agency on his return to Lhasa. The Dalai Lama can be seen on the left at the very back of the gathering.

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