A black-and-white photograph showing pallbearers and bier with richly decorated cloths covering the coffin. The embroidery on the cloths depicts two dragons with a pearl of wisdom in the centre.
The photograph is the 211th of 449 photographs of Beijing and its surroundings in the album of Ivan Skušek Jr., purchased during his stay in Beijing (1914–1920). In the handwritten inventory of the album, the photograph is referred to as Sarg im Leichenzuge. (DZ, MV)