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A Corean singer in dancing dress


Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: A Corean singer in dancing dress Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea Type: Postcards/Ephemera Description: Courtesans frequently danced and sang during festivities at the royal court. A dancer is shown wearing a 'hwagwan' (a small crown decorated with flowers and jewels), wth a long jacket over a skirt. She covers her hands with colorful cloth. This is a (hand-colored) photograph taken in a studio setting, produced for mass production. Source: Kwon, O-chang. Inmurhwaro ponun Choson sidae uri ot, 1998, p. 150. Inscription/Marks: Inscription imprinted on image: 'A Corean singer in dancing dress' Identifier: 1260.74.12.02 Persistent URI: 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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