Guide to The Religious Investiture of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet, circa 1970

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1981.04
Creators:
Owen Murphy Productions
Murphy, Owen
Office of Tibet (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
circa 1970
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
1 Film reel
color sound; 522 feet
16mm
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Edited film from footage of unknown origin depicting the investiture and procession of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet in 1958 and 1959. Procession, including mounted horsemen, people on foot, and the Dalai Lama in a palanquin, is shown beginning outside Lhasa and continuing to the site of the investiture. Music and dance are performed in elaborate costume.
Legacy keywords: Language and culture ; Dance ; Music drums horn ; Tent ; Architecture Details ; Procession ; Costume ; Transport palanqun horse automoible ; Llamas
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from the Office of Tibet in 1981.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
HSFA 1981.4.1

Using the Collection
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The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
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Preferred Citation
The Religious Investiture of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Materials
The Human Studies Film Archives also holds the related Office of Tibet film of the Dalai Lama, circa 1970.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
East Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lhasa (China) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rites and ceremonies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dalai lamas Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Buddhism Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bstan-╩╝dzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
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