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Pilgrimage of Korea[n] lady

Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library


Title: Pilgrimage of Korea[n] lady


Date: ca. 1904


Place: Asia: South Korea


Type: Postcards/Ephemera


Description: A woman of the upper class of old Korea, riding in a 'kama' (palanquin or sedan chair). The palanquin is carried by the two men in the background. A lady's personal maidservant (in the foreground, holding a traditional fan) follows the palanquin on foot. The caption speaks of a pilgrimage, but the context does not bear out this statement.


Inscription/Marks: oImage imprinted with the legend: 'Pilgrimage of korea Lady'


Identifier: 1260.74.11.10


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