Men carrying a brightly-decorated coffin headed by a paper dragon, China, ca. 1917-1923

Published/Created:
China, Asia
1917-1923
Notes:
“A paper dragon leading the funeral coffin gaily decorated. Carried by coolies through the street.”
From the lantern slide show of Rolland and Lottie Welch, who served under the United Evangelical Mission / Evangelical church in Hunan, China, from 1917 to 1923.
Also included in the International Mission Photography Archive.
Topics:
Customs and traditions
Accession Number:
IMP-YDS-RG224-OV1-0000-0084
Genre:
general views (AAT)
lantern slides (AAT)
photographs (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Prints & Photographs
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Creator:
Welch, Lottie, b. 1885
Welch, Rolland, 1884-1934
Source Title:
Rolland and Lottie Welch Papers
Source Created:
1900-1970
Call Number:
RG 224
Box:
oversize box 1
Yale Collection:
Divinity Library
Digital Collection:
Divinity Library Photographs
OID:
11479286
PID:
digcoll:1017193