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  • Russian methods in plague times, 1921

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    Corpse collectors were equipped with long prongs. This photograph shows three corpse collectors and a supervisor standing beside a hose wagon. Following Russian methods the three corpse collectors use long prongs to handle corpses of victims of a plague in China. The corpses are transported using horse wagons. The corpse...
  • Collecting the dead during cholera epidemic, Harbin, 1919

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    This photograph shows two non-Chinese men posing with a horse cart during a collection of the dead during the cholera epidemic in Harbin in 1919. Both men with hats are in Western clothing. Other men can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.