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  • Short Summary

    Preparations are made for the building of a mausoleum for Emperor Yoshihito.

  • Description

    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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    668.25
    Media URN:
    26595
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:39:00 / 01:38:16:00
    Canister:
    G 1370

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