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Men on duty around isolation wagons, Harbin, 1921

This photograph shows 14 men on duty around isolation wagons in Harbin in 1921. The men are fully covered in protective clothing with face masks. In the foreground are four men carrying an empty stretcher. A man in military uniform is standing behind the stretcher. A row of nine men are behind him. The train wagons are seen in the background. This was taken in China during plague times. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Wu Lien-teh, 1921


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