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Chun Choo Jun. [58]; Kyung Sung Jun. [59]

Image ID: 497663

Chun Choo Jun. [58]; Kyung Sung Jun. [59] (195?)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Chun Choo Jun. [58]; Kyung Sung Jun. [59]

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: Two images on one page.


: [Chun Choo Chun] This is an auxiliary Palace of Sa Jung Chun. Sie Jong, the 4th King of the Yi Dynasty, invented Hankul (The Korean alphabet) in this Palace in 1443. During the reign of Sei Jong (1419-1450), the golden period of Korean history, this Palace was the center of high cultural and scientific activities. The brilliant achievements in music, literature, and astromony by Sei Jong are unparalleled in history. His son Moon Jong the 5th ....
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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

: 497663

Record ID

: 341697

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 7-13-2012

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