Chief Abbot leading prayers after casket has been placed in furnace at funeral of Baron Koyata Iwasaki, head of Mitsubishi Trust. First big funeral in Japan since V-J Day. Kirigaya crematorium is the best in city despite the fact that bombs destroyed everything except ovens and smokestacks.


  • Date: 1945-12
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Burials, Koyata Death Iwasaki, Funerals, Vintage Print, Cremation, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_750518
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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