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    Item title reads:" The late Mikado. Prince Kanin inspects site selected for Imperial Mausoleum for late Emperor Yoshihto. The body of the late Emperor is born from Hyama to Tokio, to lie in state till the great Mausoleum is ready."

    Tokyo, Japan

    L/S of a procession of men in top hats as they walk through the ground of the proposed mausoleum. Teams of manual workers wearing traditional Japanese jackets dig foundations and sift earth. Crowds line the streets in the dark to wait for the funeral procession to pass. A carriage passes followed by troops on horseback and soldiers carrying pennant flags.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26595
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    668.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:39:00 / 01:38:16:00
    Canister:
    G 1370
    Sort Number:
    G 1370
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    Religion & Politics
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    The Flag footage request The Flag: Japan Japan, 1900-1945
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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