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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.

PACHEN [sic] Lama

Item is a photograph showing Thubten Chökyi Nyima, or the Panchan Lama, seated in front of his monastery in Shigatse. He is wearing robes and has an item placed in his lap.

Governor Gyantse Kenchung

Item is a photograph showing one man, the Kenchung, and his sectaries. Kenchung is the title given to the ecclesiastical Governor of the district surrounding Gyantse.

Oracle Gyentse [?]

Item is a photograph showing one man, the Oracle of Gyentse, seated with two others standing behind. The men are wearing robes, and the two men standing are also wearing hats with large brims.

Rajah Tering and family, at their home outside of Gyantse

Item is a photograph showing five people seated with other people in the background. The image depicts Rajah Terrng, the brother of the King of Tering, seated in the center and his family. From left to right is Rajah Tering's unidentified daughter, son Chigin, son Shimi and his unidentified wife. The two women on the ends are wearing head dresses.

Jongpen, Gyantze

Item is a photograph showing one man, the Jongpen, in traditional clothing. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a jongpen is "a Dzongkha term roughly translated as governor or dzong lord".

Later repaired

Item is a photograph showing a man on horseback and a child on a bridge. The title refers to the previous photograph, a033550, in which the road way to Gangtok had been washed out in a flood.

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