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[Bullock loaded with fire wood]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Bullock loaded with fire wood] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea Type: Photographs Description: This magnificent bullock is shown loaded with fire wood. Bullocks or pony-drawn carts carried wood or grass for household fires. Wood fagots were used as fuel for cooking and heating 'ondol' (underfloor heating system) brick or stone floors which are covered with strong waxed paper. Cows or oxen used to be very important (and expensive) assets for farming. Oxen or bullocks were also used in transportion and road works. Identifier: 1260.57.27.02 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xkk There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source. We had some help with the geocoding from Web Services by Yahoo!

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