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Carrying a dead man back to his native town, Kalgan 25.6.1914

1998.0009.0248

Carrying a dead man back to his native town, Kalgan 25.6.1914

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A black and white photograph of a coffin strapped to poles being carried by several donkeys while people observe from the side of a road. The photograph is captioned "Carrying a dead man back to his native town. The little cage on top of the coffin has a white rooster inside; this ensures a safe journey I believe. Kalgan 25.6.1914"

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