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Making a vessel of smoke for a dead Empress: burning the boat designed to carry the spirit of the late Empress Dowager of China across the river separating it from the heavenly Nirvana


People witness the making of a vessel of smoke for a dead Empress: burning the boat designed to carry the spirit of the late Empress Dowager of China across the river separating it from the heavenly Nirvana

Source Illustrated London News, 1909-10-09
Format 1 print : engraving, black and white ; 40 x 28 cm
Publisher London : Publisher not identified
Year 1909
HKBU Library collection Illustrations from British historical newspapers
Work type Print
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Cite this image as: "Making a vessel of smoke for a dead Empress: burning the boat designed to carry the spirit of the late Empress Dowager of China across the river separating it from the heavenly Nirvana", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 18/05/2424, https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/iln-198.

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