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A Burmese funeral procession at Rangoon

Photograph of a Burmese funeral procession at
Rangoon (Yangon), taken by J. Jackson in c.1868, from an album of
43 views of Burma (Myanmar) from the Sladen Collection. After death
a Burmese person would be cremated or buried. Monks, mourners and a
band of musicians would take their place in a procession to
accompany the coffin to the cemetery. In this view the procession
has halted in the street t…