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Item ID: 206618  
  

TIBET China India KE7 1a 1912 Old Postcard TIBETAN LAMA BEGGAR Darjeeling, Shawm

Vintage Old Postcard. Tibet British India, China. Ethnic Life. Tibetan British Indian Chinese. Darjeeling. A Native Tibetan Lama Beggar. Traditional Costumes, Musical Instrument. Horn, Shawm, Stemmed drum.

A Lama Beggar. The Lamas are priests of the great Buddhist religion. There are many different grades, from the two chief Lama Popes downwards to the Lama beggar, an interesting and picturesque figure, who tramps the country barefooted, making woeful sounds on rude and barbaric instruments.

Postally Used in 1912 with British Indian King Edward 7th 1a stamp, tied Darjeeling Bazar. Addressed to Bruxelles Belgique. Brussels Belgium.

Publisher: D. Macropolo & Co. Calcutta
Series No: D3513
Faults: Minor wear, crease at bottom left corner, paper stuck on back

Price:£16.99€22.09US$22.94

TIBET China India KE7 1a 1912 Old Postcard TIBETAN LAMA BEGGAR Darjeeling, Shawm


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