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Students visit the Ise Shrine, 1935.

Students visit the Ise Shrine,

Photo by Lee, Hong-kyoung, 1919 (She was the first female photographer in Korea.)

Photo by Lee, Hong-kyoung, 1919 (She was the first female photographer in Korea.

South Korean Modern Times photographed by Han, Young-Soo

South Korean Modern Times photographed by Han, Young-Soo

[1871] 조선군 포로의 모습-신미양요

[1871] 조선군 포로의 모습-신미양요

A picture is worth a thousand words. That's certainly the case with the following collection of stunning photographs taken in Korea between 1890 and 1903 by visiting foreigners. The diverse, everyday scenes they depict shed light on the lifestyles of people at the time. Interestingly, this pictorial set was circula ...

35 fascinating photos of Korea from 100 years ago (before K-dramas took over Asia)

[Korean tombkeeper and his daughter by statues at Yi king's tomb] Seoul, 1904. Willard D Straight/Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library [enhanced image]

[Korean tombkeeper and his daughter by statues at Yi king's tomb] Seoul, Willard D Straight/Early U.

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