ASA18 Photo credits
Man performing the 'Sky Dancing Rope Game' or Chakhen Tagshur, 'Sliding down the rope like a bird’, as part of the New Year ceremonies at the Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet, 13th February 1937.
The images - and more information about them - are presented on The Tibet Album website, an AHRC-funded project directed by staff of the Pitt Rivers Museum that makes 6000 historic photographs of Tibet available to Tibetans and researchers worldwide. http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk
Photographer: Dasang Damdul Tsarong from the collection of Frederick Spencer Chapman at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Location and Date: Lhasa, Tibet, 1937. Copyright Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford (1998.131.541)