National Geographic : 1934 Nov
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE A WEDDING PARTY PARADES THROUGH THE CITY'S STREETS The small procession passes under an ornamental archway, the bride riding in a palanquin, or enclosed litter, borne on men's shoulders. Hardly a day goes by in Peiping without one or more colorful processions. Sometimes it is a wedding, sometimes a funeral. ( National Geographic society rinlay rnotograpns oy W. Kxoert ivmoore "MOON RABBITS" OF A HARVEST FESTIVAL The Harvest Moon Festival, coinciding with the autumn equinox, is one of the important old Chinese celebrations. As in other lands, the Chinese picture a rabbit in the moon; so gaily painted figures, such as these, are given as presents to the children.