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  • 31 January 1911. Coffins and coffins

    Events
    This photograph shows coffins belonging to victims of the plague in China in 1911. The coffins have been transported to a mass cremation site. Some workers in dark clothing are at the site and can be seen in the background. This was taken on 31 January 1911. Title devised by...
  • Dr Yuan Teh-mao's coffin awaiting burial during the epidemic, 1921

    Personalities
    Dr. Wu Lien-teh, extreme right. This photograph shows a group of men and women standing near the coffin of Dr. Yuan Teh-mao. They are waiting for the burial. Dr. Yuan died while on duty during the second epidemic of pneumonic plague in North Manchuria and East Manchuria. This photograph was...