University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: FH01-161. When a person died at home, funeral rites would be conducted there. In this photograph, a temporary bamboo staircase has been built outside and used to carry the coffin down for the funeral procession. See FH01-160 and FH01-162 (probably the same procession).
Carrying a coffin down temporary stairs, Hong Kong
Black and white photograph