Precious old photos: the late Qing Dynasty, the rich Fusheng announced the funeral

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Precious old photos: the late Qing Dynasty, the rich Fusheng announced the funeral

2018-09-20 20:25:32 225 ℃
Sheng Xuanhuai, an official in the late Qing Dynasty, a scholar, a government-run businessman, a comprador, and a representative of the Westernization Movement, was hailed as "the father of Chinese industry" and "Chinese business father." In 1916, Sheng Xuanhuai passed away and Sheng Jia held a grand funeral for him. In the Huachen video autumn auction preview, a photo album was recorded, recording Sheng Xuanhuai’s funeral ceremony, which is an excellent image for studying Chinese funeral rites. On November 18, 1917, Sheng Xuanhuai was "largely buried." The funeral set is composed of ancient and modern Chinese and foreign, the ruling subjects, the Manchu customs, and the classic system. It is another feast after the Beijing Yuan Shikai's "great funeral" is not the national funeral like the state funeral Sheng Xuanhuai is about to be big The news of the funeral went away. The Shanghainese with curiosity rushed to tell "this ticket is difficult to buy, no wrong opportunity." Don't talk about the residents in the city, call the group to call the people, and seize the "going to rush", that is, many suburbs in Shanghai, and even the villagers and old people of the foreign counties are helping the old and the young to gather in the same city, waiting for the "big out" burial". Businessmen and economically minded people have other plans to see the scene - how to take advantage of this opportunity to catch an "outer block." Therefore, on the eve of November 18th, all the roads that are about to pass, the shops on both sides will be closed, and the shacks will be hired, and the cedars and planks will be temporarily set up in a stepped manner. The viewing platform (stand), in order to temporarily sell tickets, to receive viewing funds. It is three times as many as the city. There are still some outlets, and some people set up seats on both sides to collect "seeing capital." Anyone who stands on the opposite side of the road shack, or the stand outside the intersection, has a "seat seat" to entertain tea. Each person receives the ocean octagonal; the general seater collects the ocean hex; the "station ticket" receives the ocean triangle. The balcony of the two buildings and the window in the room also have visitors. The balcony of the two buildings and the window in the room also have visitors. The time of Yu Qingqing's "Sea Bamboo Words" reflects this fact: "The funeral smashed the streets, the ancient and modern Chinese and Western one row. The funds are 300,000 yuan. !"