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Japanese funeral customs: after the cremation: three women and a child pick bones from the ashes with chopsticks and place them in an urn. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?).
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Credit: Japanese funeral customs: after the cremation: three women and a child pick bones from the ashes with chopsticks and place them in an urn. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?). Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark
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Left, a Buddhist monk walks off; right, two men converse, watched by a child
1 painting : ink, watercolour and gouache ; image and border 13.6 x 21.3 cm
On the same backing sheet as record number 565937i in this catalogue
Number thirteen of a series of sixteen paintings on Japanese funeral customs (Wellcome Library nos. 565661i, 565773i, 565779i, 565783i, 565793i, 565798i, 565803i, 565813i, 565911i, 565929i, 565935i, 565937i, 565939i, 565943i, 565944i, and 565952i)
Wellcome Collection 565939i
Bears number on backing paper: [ju-san (13)]
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