Title
Portrait of Chief of Lama Police in Tibetan Plateau
Creator
Forman, Harrison, 1904-1978
Type of Resource
image
Abstract/Description
Tibet
'A formidable looking fellow, with broad shoulder pads and a face that a European dictator might envy, the Chief of Lama Police exacts the utmost respect from lama and laymen alike. It is his traditional duty, to see that order is kept in the chanting hall, but his dictatorial authority is actually second only to that of the Grand Living Buddha of the lamasery.'
Forman, H. (1934) The gods dance at Lhabrang Gomba: religious pageantry at a mighty Tibetan monastery. Travel. Vol. LXIII Number 3. Stroudsburg, Pa. Robert M. McBride & Company.
Grayscale
Forman Nitrate Negatives, Box 10
Subjects and keywords
People
Monks
Buddhist monks
Portraits
Law enforcement officers
Tibet, Plateau of
Format
Nitrate negatives
Rights
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
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