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Kircher-5th-Dalai-Lama-and-Gushi-Khan-Lach-van-Kley-plate-385

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Statues of Lozang Gyatso, 5th Dalai Lama (then alive) and the deceased "Khan" (identified by Lach & van Kleyn as Güshi Khan) seen by Johann Grueber in the lobby of the Dalai Lama's palace in Lhasa in 1661.
Français : Statue de Lozang Gyatso, 5e Dalai-Lama (alors en vie) et du "Khan" décédé (identifié par Lach & van Kleyn comme Güshi Khan), vue par Johann Grueber dans l'entrée du Palais du Dalai Lama (Potala) à Lhasa en 1661.

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Johann Grueber's drawing, published by Athanasius Kircher in "China illustrata" (Amsterdam, 1667) facing p. 99. Reprinted elsewhere since; this scan is from : Lach, Donald F.; Van Kley, Edwin J. (1994), Asia in the Making of Europe, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0226467344 . Volume III, "A Century of Advance", Book Four, "East Asia", plate 385
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