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[American Legation interior]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [American Legation interior] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Interior scene of American Legation. A short chronology of U.S. legation buildings in Seoul: 1883:First American Ambassador arrives and occupies Chong-dong Legation House Site behind Doksu Palace at the invitation of King Kojong. 1888: US Government purchases Legation House property from the royal family. 1948: US Government purchases the residential compound adjacent to the Legation House property from the Korean Government. 1959-60: US Government constructs additional residences on the adjacent residential compound, keeping two Japanese-style houses that were on the site when purchased. 1974-76: US Government builds Ambassador's Residence, 'Habib House,' on the Legation House Property 1986: At the Korean Government's suggestion, the U S Government purchases Kyonggi Girl's High School site from the City of Seoul to be used as a new site for its embassy compound. Source: seoul.usembassy.gov/wwwh0510.html Inscription/Marks: Inscription, apparently in hand of WDS: 'Duplicate' Identifier: 1260.60.09.37.04 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xmr 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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[Gathering on city walls]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Gathering on city walls] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea Type: Photographs Description: The scene probably shows people waiting for the procession of Min Yong-hwan's funeral, sitting near one of the gates, either 'Namdaemun' (Sounth Gate) or 'Tongdaemun' (East Gate). Inscription/Marks: No inscription. Identifier: 1260.60.09.44.03 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xng 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | funerals | minyonghwan | namdaemunseoulsouthkorea | tongdaemunseoulsouthkorea | culidentifier:value=126060094403 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier | tdotacha

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[American Legation interior]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [American Legation interior] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Interior of the American Legation in Seoul. A short chronology of U.S. Embassy Properties in Korea: 1883:First American Ambassador arrives and occupies Chong-dong Legation House Site behind Doksu Palace at the invitation of King Kojong. 1888: US Government purchases Legation House property from the royal family. 1948: US Government purchases the residential compound adjacent to the Legation House property from the Korean Government. 1959-60: US Government constructs additional residences on the adjacent residential compound, keeping two Japanese-style houses that were on the site when purchased. 1974-76: US Government builds Ambassador's Residence, 'Habib House,' on the Legation House Property 1986: At the Korean Government's suggestion, the U S Government purchases Kyonggi Girl's High School site from the City of Seoul to be used as a new site for its embassy compound. Source: seoul.usembassy.gov/wwwh0510.html Inscription/Marks: Inscription, apparently in hand of WDS: 'Duplicate' Identifier: 1260.60.09.37.03 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xmq 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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Gordon Paddock, Alice Roosevelt, Nick Longworth, in front of the Legation at Seoul

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Gordon Paddock, Alice Roosevelt, Nick Longworth, in front of the Legation at Seoul Date: 1905 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Gordon Paddock, Alice Roosevelt, Nick Longworth, in front of the Legation at Seoul. Alice Roosevelt's party travelled to the Far East and visited Korea in August 1905. Inscription/Marks: Inscription in unknown hand, possibly WDS: 'Gordon Paddock, Alice Roosevelt, Nick Longworth, in front of the Legation at Seoul' Identifier: 1260.60.09.53.02 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnq 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | paddockgordon | rooseveltalice | longworthnick | americanlegationseoulsouthkorea | culidentifier:value=126060095302 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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Pagoda Park in Seoul, Corea

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Pagoda Park in Seoul, Corea Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Postcards/Ephemera Description: Pagoda Park in Seoul, Korea. The thirteen- story stone pagoda, which is seen at the back of the picture, was 'sent from China as a gift from a Chinese emperor to his daughter when she married a Korean king, perpaps in the twelfth century'. The site is also known as 'Tapgol' Park. It was built as the first modernized park in Korea in 1897 by J.M. Brown, a British counselor to the 'Taehanjeguk' (I.e. Korea). The site was originally a Buddhist temple named 'Heungboksa' in the Koryo era and 'Wongaksa' in the Choson Dynasty, respectively. Sources: Old Seoul by Keith Pratt, 2002. City Facts, Seoul Metropolitan Government, web site english.metro.seoul.kr/visitors/toppic/parks/tapgol/index... Inscription/Marks: Inscription imprinted on image: 'Pagoda Park in Seoul, Corea' Identifier: 1260.74.07.10 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xr6 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | pagodaparktapgolparkseoulsouthkorea | parks | pagodas | culidentifier:value=1260740710 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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The Corean imperial throne in Red East Palace

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: The Corean imperial throne in Red East Palace Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Postcards/Ephemera Description: Throne of 'Kunjongjon' (Hall of Government) at 'Kyongbokkung' (Kyongbok Palace), which is a symbol of absolute royal sovereignty. Eight of the early Yi Dynasty kings were enthroned here, beginning with 'Chongjong' (2nd king, 1398-1400) and ending with 'Sonjo' (14th king, 1567-1608). 'In the center of the audience hall toward the rear is the king's throne. Behind the royal throne is a large painting depicting five peaks with pine trees and rivers flowing seaward. Two round circles at the top of either side of the painting represent the sun and moon, symbolic of west and east.' Source: Adams, Edward B. 'Palaces of Seoul : Yi Dynasty palaces in Korea's capital City', 1972, p. 22. Inscription/Marks: Inscription imprinted on image: 'The Corean imperial throne' and pencilled on verso: 'In red East Palace' Identifier: 1260.74.07.02 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xqx 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | palaces | chongjong | sonjo | thronerooms | kunjongjonkyongbokkungseoulsouthkorea | culidentifier:value=1260740702 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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Japanese Soldiers at the Nandai Gate, Seoul

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Japanese Soldiers at the Nandai Gate, Seoul Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Postcards/Ephemera Description: Japanese soldiers march into Seoul, shown from outside of Namdaemun (South Gate in Seoul). On the lower right the new railroad tracks can be seen. Inscription/Marks: Inscription imprinted on image: 'A Japanese-soldiers of Nandai-Gate in Soul' Identifier: 1260.74.07.05 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xr1 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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Suiko Gate at Kitakanzan, Seoul

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Suiko Gate at Kitakanzan, Seoul Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Postcards/Ephemera Description: The water control gate at 'Pukhansan' (Pukhan Mountain) north of Seoul, controlling the waters of the Han river. The actual construction is two-tiered: top the right the large building sits on top of the actual opening and closing mechanism, whereas the arches to the left are part of the regular river crossing. Inscription/Marks: Inscription imprinted on image: 'Suiko Gate at Kitakanzan, Seoul' Identifier: 1260.74.07.07 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xr3 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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The Coronation Hall, Seoul, Corea

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: The Coronation Hall, Seoul, Corea Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Postcards/Ephemera Description: Hwangu-dan, where the coronation of King 'Kojong' was held on Oct. 12, 1897, was an imperial villa. The place was used as a traditional detached palace since King 'Taejong' (reigned 1400-1418) , but it was partially demolished by the Japanese who built 'Choson' Hotel in the place. What remains today is listed as Historic Site No. 157 on the national register and still stands in the form of an octagonal pavilion called 'Hwanggungu' in the garden of the Choson Hotel in Sogong-dong, Chung-gu, Seoul. Sources: Sajin uiro ponun tongnip undong, 1996, v.1, p. 45. City Facts, Seoul Metropolitan Government, web site english.metro.seoul.kr/about/cityfacts/culture.cfm ; date accessed: May 9, 2003. Inscription/Marks: Inscription imprinted on image: 'The Coronation Hall, Seoul, Corea' Identifier: 1260.74.07.09 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xr5 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | royalpalaces | coronations | kojong | taejong | chosonhotelseoulsouthkorea | culidentifier:value=1260740709 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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Keifukukyu Palace. Old North Palace

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Keifukukyu Palace. Old North Palace Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Postcards/Ephemera Description: The inscription written in Chinese characters show 'Ku hwangsong Kyongbokkung Sogyonjon' which means a study hall at C. This two-story building probably is a 'Chuhapru' (Chuhap Pavilion) which was built during the final years of King 'Yongjo' (1724-1776). The lower floor was used as the royal library while the top floor provided a place for entertainments and feasts. It is not known who the distinguished genetlemen (what appears to be Japanese flanked by two Korean) on the lower balcony are. Source: Adams, Edward B. Palaces of Seoul : Yi Dynasty palaces in Korea's capital city, 1972. P. 97. Inscription/Marks: Inscription imprinted on image: 'Keifukukyu Palace' Identifier: 1260.74.07.06 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xr2 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | royalpalaces | pavilions | libraries | yongjo | sogyonjonchuhaprukyongbokkungseoulsouthkorea | culidentifier:value=1260740706 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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Shotokukiu of Rakutensai (North Palace)

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Shotokukiu of Rakutensai (North Palace) Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Postcards/Ephemera Description: 'Naksonjae' (Mansion of Joy and Goodness), built in 1867 at 'Changdokkung' (Changdok Palace) (Illustrious Virtue) in Seoul. The palace was built in the reign of 'Taejo' (1394), but burned in 1592 and was rebuilt in 1609. It was then used as the royal residence until the reconstruction of the 'Kyongbokkung' (Kyongbok Palace) in 1867. 'Naksonjae' was the private residence of the late Queen 'Yun', wife of the last king, 'Sunjong'. From 1964 to 1970, Prince 'Yi Un', the uncrowned heir to the Korean throne who had spent most of his life in Japan, lived there. The inscription written in Chinese characters shows Nakchonjae (not Naksonjae). Source: Adams, Edward B. Palces of Seoul, 1972, p. 89-92. Inscription/Marks: Inscription imprinted on image: 'Shotokukiu of Rakutensai' Identifier: 1260.74.07.08 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xr4 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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[Souvenir picture of Japanese dignitaries in full dress uniform]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Souvenir picture of Japanese dignitaries in full dress uniform] Date: 1905 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: 'Souvenir picture of Japanese dignitaries including General Ito congratulating the signing of the Protectorate Treaty which was being met right at this moment with severe protest from both government officials and grass roots at the front gate of Toksugung (Toksu Palace).' Source: Sajin uiro ponun tongnip undong, 1996, v.1, p. 59. Identifier: 1260.61.050.01 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xpf 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | toksugungseoulsouthkorea | ceremonies | events | palaces | militarypersonnel | officers | culidentifier:value=12606105001 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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[Military ceremony]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Military ceremony] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Japanese soldiers are seen in Seoul. The building at the background is identified as 'Myongdong Songdang' (Myongdong Cathedral). The stone cathedral, designed by French priest Jorge Coste in 1892, was built in 1898. Myongdong Cathedral is where Kim Bum-woo, a Chinese interpreter, organized Catholic meetings in the 1780s with Lee Seung-hun, the first Korean baptized Catholic. In the underground section of the church are buried foreign and Korean priests who died in the persecution of Catholics by the 'Chosun' Kingdom during the 1800s. Source: www.hankooki.com/kt_culture/200206/t2002061516554346110.htm (viewed May 31, 2003) Identifier: 1260.57.35.03 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xkp 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | myongdongsongdangseoulsouthkorea | cathedrals | religiousbuildings | cityscapes | militarypersonnel | ceremonies | events | rifles | weapons | culidentifier:value=1260573503 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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[Transporting ammunition by horse]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Transporting ammunition by horse] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: 'Despite the declaration of neutrality by the Choson Government (Yi dynasty), Japanese troops began landing on Inchon city and marched into the capital, Seoul. They are shown here transporting ammunition through the Independence Gate.' This picture was published in the source below, and may not have been taken by Straight himself. Source: Source: Sajin uiro ponun tongnip undong (Independence Movement Through Pictures), 1996, v. 1, p. 51. Inscription/Marks: No inscription. Identifier: 1260.60.09.43.04 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnf 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | yikoreanperiod | inchonsouthkorea | seoulsouthkorea | japanese | ammunition | culidentifier:value=126060094304 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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Temple gate: Seoul

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Temple gate: Seoul Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: The South Gate of 'Kyongbokkung' (Kyongbok Palace) is seen prior to the annexation, when it was moved to make way for the new capitol. Source: Adams, Edward B. Palaces of Seoul : Yi Dynasty palaces in Korea's capital city, 1972. P. 172. Inscription/Marks: Inscription in unknown hand, possibly WDS: 'Temple gate: Seoul' Identifier: 1260.60.09.50.03 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnp 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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[Namdaemun, Seoul]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Namdaemun, Seoul] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Namdaemun (Great South Gate in Seoul) is shown here with the tramtrails, which was instituted as a public transportion system in May 1899. Namdaemun, one of the 4 main gates of the old city wall, was completed in 1398 and underwent major restoration in 1447 and again in 1997. It is designated as National Treasure #1, one of the most recognizable landmarks in Korea. Positioned near the current center of downtown Seoul, amidst traffic and skyskrapers, it receives a large amount of pollution, the main reason behind its most recent renovation. Source: www.lifeinkorea.com/Travel2/3 (viewed May 9, 2003) Inscription/Marks: No inscription. Identifier: 1260.60.09.42.03 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnb 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | namdaemunseoulsouthkorea | culturalproperty | culidentifier:value=126060094203 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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Gordon Paddock's house, Seoul

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Gordon Paddock's house, Seoul Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Paddock, Gordon (1865-1932) was appointed Secretary of the American Legation in Seoul in 1901, as well as Vice and Deputy Consul General; he became Consul General in 1902. When the Legation closed in November 1905, his duties as Secretary ceased, and the following year he was appointed Vice Consul General. In 1909 he went to Manchuria as Vice and Deputy Consul, first in Harbin and then in Mukden (now Shenyang). In 1910 he began diplomatic service in Persia, as Consul in Tabriz, and then in Tehran. Paddock received commendations for his efforts to protect foreign nationals in Tabriz from a succession of invading troops during WWI and its aftermath. He was assigned to Belgrade in 1922, and to Copenhagen as First Secretary of the American Legation. His final post was as First Secretary of the American Embassy in Paris in 1930, from which he retired later that year. Inscription/Marks: Inscription in unknown hand: 'Gordon Paddock's house, Seoul' Identifier: 1260.60.09.47.04 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnk 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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[Gordon Paddock? In front of American Legation]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Gordon Paddock? In front of American Legation] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Paddock, Gordon (1865-1932) was appointed Secretary of the American Legation in Seoul in 1901, as well as Vice and Deputy Consul General; he became Consul General in 1902. When the Legation closed in November 1905, his duties as Secretary ceased, and the following year he was appointed Vice Consul General. In 1909 he went to Manchuria as Vice and Deputy Consul, first in Harbin and then in Mukden (now Shenyang). In 1910 he began diplomatic service in Persia, as Consul in Tabriz, and then in Tehran. Paddock received commendations for his efforts to protect foreign nationals in Tabriz from a succession of invading troops during WWI and its aftermath. He was assigned to Belgrade in 1922, and to Copenhagen as First Secretary of the American Legation. His final post was as First Secretary of the American Embassy in Paris in 1930, from which he retired later that year. The women standing to his left could be Paddock's wife, although this is unconfirmed. Inscription/Marks: No inscription. Identifier: 1260.60.09.57.01 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnz 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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Gordon Paddock, U. S. Vice-Consul

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Gordon Paddock, U. S. Vice-Consul Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Paddock, Gordon (1865-1932) was appointed Secretary of the American Legation in Seoul in 1901, as well as Vice and Deputy Consul General; he became Consul General in 1902. When the Legation closed in November 1905, his duties as Secretary ceased, and the following year he was appointed Vice Consul General. In 1909 he went to Manchuria as Vice and Deputy Consul, first in Harbin and then in Mukden (now Shenyang). In 1910 he began diplomatic service in Persia, as Consul in Tabriz, and then in Tehran. Paddock received commendations for his efforts to protect foreign nationals in Tabriz from a succession of invading troops during WWI and its aftermath. He was assigned to Belgrade in 1922, and to Copenhagen as First Secretary of the American Legation. His final post was as First Secretary of the American Embassy in Paris in 1930, from which he retired later that year. Inscription/Marks: Inscription in unknown hand: 'Gordon Paddock, U. S. Vice-Consul' Identifier: 1260.60.09.47.03 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnj 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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[Tongdaemun]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Tongdaemun] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: Tongdaemun (East Gate): 'Originally called 'Heung-injimun' ('Gate of Uplifting Mercy'), it once served as the main eastern gate in the wall surrounding Seoul. First built in 1397 (Taejo 6-yon), it was rebuilt in 1869 in its present form. Located nearby are Tongdaemun Market (one of Korea's largest and most popular) and Tongdaemun Sports Stadium.' Note the trolley tracks in the foreground. Source: www.lifeinkorea.com/Travel2/133 (viewed August 6, 2003) Inscription/Marks: No inscription Identifier: 1260.60.09.40.04 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xn3 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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Banzai! first train crosses new Japanese bridge

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Banzai! first train crosses new Japanese bridge Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea Type: Photographs Description: Celebrations surrounding the first train crossing of a newly constructed Japanese bridge. Early train commuting occurred in Korea between Seoul and Pusan as early the 1880s. It is not clear which bridge and where this photograph was taken. Inscription/Marks: Inscription, apparently in hand of WDS: 'Banzai! first train crosses new Japanese bridge' Identifier: 1260.60.09.38.01 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xms 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | trains | seoulsouthkorea | pusansouthkorea | culidentifier:value=126060093801 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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[Japanese soldiers]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Japanese soldiers] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea Type: Photographs Description: Japanese soldiers stand at attention in the field. The occasion is unknown. Japanese military presence in Korea grew to considerable numbers from 1905 onwards. Inscription/Marks: No inscription. Identifier: 1260.60.09.56.01 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnw 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | japasese | militarypersonnel | seoulsouthkorea | culidentifier:value=126060095601 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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[Middle-class Korean man with warm hat]

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: [Middle-class Korean man with warm hat] Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: A man is standing in front of the American Legation on a very cold winter day. He wears a warmer and different hat than an ordinary Korean 'kat' which is worn by men shown behind him. Inscription/Marks: No inscription Identifier: 1260.60.09.55.03 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xnv 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | korean | middleclass | americanlegationseoulsouthkorea | winter | costume | hats | culidentifier:value=126060095503 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier

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Buddhist wayside shrine

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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library Title: Buddhist wayside shrine Date: ca. 1904 Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul Type: Photographs Description: White Buddha Shrine. The statue still stands in what is now Hongeun-dong, Seoul. Source: First encounters : Korea 1880-1910, 1982. P. 68. Inscription/Marks: Inscription: 'Buddist wayside shrine' in unknown hand. Identifier: 1260.60.09.41.02 Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/5xn5 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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cornelluniversitylibrary | whitebuddhashrineseoulsouthkorea | culidentifier:value=126060094102 | culidentifier:lunafield=identifier | tdotacha

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