National Geographic : 1946 Aug
190 The National Geographic Magazine A Lhasa Artist Paints the Life Story of the Late Dalai Lama Like other Tibetan officials, he wears one long, jeweled earring. He works on a portrayal for a Dalai Lama's tomb in the Potala. His colors are delicate; one blue is that of kingfishers' wingtips. ._ , , mp 1- .. C. Suydam Cutting Nobility's Children Wear Eastern Silks and Western Hats to a Party in Lhasa Feudal Tibet's nobles own large estates and rule their tenants with a judge's powers. Commoners address them with an "honorific" vocabulary. Western dress is now taboo.