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Yi Un, Prince of Korea, 1897-1970, undated c1907. Bain Collection, Library of Congress

Yi Un, Prince of Korea, undated Bain Collection, Library of Congress

Korea, South Korea

Portrait of a Scholar-Official in a Pink Robe Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392-1910), 19th century  | LACMA

Portrait of a Scholar-Official in a Pink Robe Korea, Joseon dynasty century Ink and color on silk, x cm, LACMA

高麗女性服飾

(Korea) Portrait of Lady Jo Ban This artwork is believed to be from the late Goryeo dynasty, Korea. x National Museum of Korea, Seoul

Yangban,high class family. since their house is written some Chinese character,it was permitted only for Yangban.

since their house is written some Chinese character,it was permitted only for Yangban. if average people did same thing,they would be beaten till die. Old Korea.

Kee San="Kisaeng" or "Gisaeng." Most postcards of kisaeng from 1900-1910 show those who worked at the royal palace or various government offices (known as gwan'gi) in colorful robes or dance. After the gwan'gi system was abolished in 1908, images of kisaeng changed their focus to closeups of faces and physical features (Kwon 2005, pp. 231-232). Different forms of dress began to appear in photos after the 1910s. 1918-1918 East Asia - Imperial Postcard Collection, Lafayette College.

Kee San="Kisaeng" or "Gisaeng." Most postcards of kisaeng from show…

Emperor Sunjong and Empress Sunjeonghyo, 1907, Photo Album of the Imperial Family, 21x28.5cm, ca.1909, Collection of The Museum of Photography, Seoul

Emperor Sunjong and Empress Sunjeonghyo, Photo Album of the Imperial Family, Collection of The Museum of Photography, Seoul korea.

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