National Museum of Korea: KUNGNIP CHUNGANG PANGMULGWAN SOJANG YURI KONPAN: KUNGGWOL. (Gelatin Dry Plates in the Collection of the National Museum of Korea: Royal Palaces). Seoul, 2007. 299 pp. 480 b/w photographic illustrations. 31x24 cm. Cloth.
GBP 150.00
A copiously-illustrated work showing the architecture and precincts of the royal palaces of the Joseon dynasty of Korea in early photography taken during the period of Japanese occupation from 1909 to 1945. Divided into sections by palace. A total of 408 black-and-white photographs. Foreword, two-page afterword, list of plates and name of each section in English. Main text in Korean. Very hard to obtain.
Subjects: Architecture Photography
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 550 in printed List 199.
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