File 2 - Photography

Young person in chuba Tibetan building Tibetan building from a distance Women wearing pendants and belt Tibetian pendants and belt Tibetian women Traditional Tibetian dancing Tibetian dancing Tibetian dance, distant view Tibetian dancing Tibetian dancing, side view Seated Buddhist monks Tibetian Buddhist monks Tibetian Buddhist monks dancing

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  • 1947-1949 (Creation)

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14 photographs : negatives
56 photographs: b&w
1 postcard

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This file contains three sets of images. One set consists of 53 b&w photos and one postcard, collected by Pilon on her travels in China. Another set consists of three b&w photos. A third set consists of 14 negatives from a trip to Tibet that Pilon took circa 1948. This set has been digitized and can be viewed online (items a033047 through a033060)
Subject materials include Pilon and her companions, temples, festivals, landscapes, markets, residences, and residents.

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Box 1-2

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