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Alfred Eisenstaedt1945-12

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

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.

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  • 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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