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Image ID15285
TitleChildren's corpses collected and encoffined by the Tongren fuyuantang
CollectionVirtual Shanghai
LocationShanghai
Year1947
Date1947
PhotographerJack Birns (1919-)
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Children's corpses in a collective coffin await cremation on Christmas Eve. Shanghai, December 1947

Image typeBlack and white photograph
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The Tongren Fuyuantang was a charity organization established in 1913 to take care of abandoned corpses or coffins in Shanghai.

Keyword(s) [en]death ; child ; coffin ; corpse ; charity ; scythe
Street namePicture taken across Anlefang (安樂坊)
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