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MONTELL, GÖSTA / HEDIN, SVEN: - The Chinese Lama Temple Potala of Jehol. Exhibition of Ethnographical Collections. Made by Dr. Gösta Montell, member of Dr. Sven Hedin's Expeditions and donated by Vincent Bendix. Chicago 1932.

. Pp. 64. Illustrated with many photographs of temples, ritual objects, statues etc. Original printed wrappers, front cover decorated in gold, red, blue and black, rubbed, small stain to back cover. Preface by Sven Hedin. This Lama temple commonly known as Potala was found in Jehol, Tibet in 1930 by Gösta Montell and Sven Hedin. It was built by Emperor Ch'ien-lung in the years 1767-71. A replica was made in China and shipped in parts to Chicago where it was included as "the Golden Pavilion" in "the Century of Progress Exhibition" in 1933. Includes various articles about Lamaism by Gösta Montell.
EUR 100.00 [Appr.: US$ 121.59 | £UK 90.5 | JP¥ 12626] Book number 99807

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