A black-and-white photograph showing a funeral procession. Mourners dressed in white walk in front of the pallbearers with a bier covered with an embroidered cover that conceals the coffin.
The photograph is the 213th 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 Leidtragende. (DZ, MV)