Title: Japanese funeral customs: the cortège proceeds towards the temple
Date: c. 1880
Medium: ink, watercolor, gouache
Dimensions: 13.7 x 21.2 cm
Repository: Wellcome Collection
ID number: Wellcome Library no. 565803i
Description: Left, a Buddhist monk leads the procession, immediately followed by two attendants carrying lanterns on long poles; six robed men with swords in their belts follow in front of the palanquin which is carried by eight attendants; seven men in samurai costumes walk behind the palanquin; at the back several attendants follow carrying two chests and a drum hanging from a short pole.