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Kyong Whai Roo. [47]; Hyang Won Jung. [48]

Image ID: 497657

Kyong Whai Roo. [47]; Hyang Won Jung. [48] (195?)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Kyong Whai Roo. [47]; Hyang Won Jung. [48]

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: Two images on one page.


: [Kyung Hoi Roo] First built as a royal banquet hall in 1412, by Taijong, the 3rd King of the Yi Dynasty. It was destroyed during the Hideyoshi (Japanese) invasion of 1592. Then it was restored by Daiwon-kun in 1867. After the annexation of Korea by Japan in 1910 the building was in the state of gradual deterioration. Then during the Communist invasion of 1950, the lower ceiling fell down due to the effect of bombardment. The eastern stairwa ....
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: Pictures of former Korean palaces.

Source Description

: 1 portfolio [145 photographs on 35 plates]; 35 cm


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Asian and Middle Eastern Division

Catalog Call Number

: *OTF+++ 98-3911

Digital ID

: 497657

Record ID

: 341691

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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