Four lines of text inscribed in gold on blue background, enclosed in gold frame, positioned underneath thangka

Qianlong as Manjushri-Chakravartin (brought to Lhasa in 1757–1758 at the death of the Seventh Dalai Lama) in front a Qing imperial tablet (brought in 1722 during the enthronement of the Seventh Dalai Lama)

Hall of Victory over Three Realms, Red Palace of the Potala, Lhasa, Tibet

Photo Credit
image after Henss 2014, vol. 1, fig. 184

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