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A Korean lady out for an airing, Korea

Korean lady out for an airing, Korea. Singley, Keystone View Co. Library of Congress

Samurai wearing jingasa and kamishino. Hand-colored photo, late 19th century, Japan.

Samurai wearing jingasa and kamishimo. Hakama 袴 'trousers' traditionally formed part of an outfit called a kamishimo (上下 or 裃), worn by samurai and courtiers . Mystery of History Volume Lesson 63

Girl Standing in Rubble from the Korean Civil War, Carrying a Baby in a Sling on Her Back Premium Photographic Print by Joe Scherschel at Art.com

Girl Standing in Rubble from the Korean Civil War, Carrying a Baby in a Sling on Her Back

Girl Standing in Rubble from the Korean Civil War, Carrying a Baby in a Sling on Her Back Premium Photographic Print by Joe Scherschel

Title: Korean boatman  Date: ca. 1904  Place: Asia: South Korea  Type: Portraits  Description: Korean sailor takes a break from trasporting cargo and people, sitting under the shadow from the sail, smoking from his long bamboo pipe. He wears cool hemp clothes.

Korean boatman, 1940 ca. “Korean sailor takes a break from transporting cargo and people, sitting under the shadow from the sail, smoking from his long bamboo pipe. He wears cool hemp clothes.” From the Cornell University Library collection.

305 "Rice-jellysellers" Early colonial period postcard. National Anthropological Archive, Smithsonian

305 "Rice-jellysellers" Early colonial period postcard. National Anthropological Archive, Smithsonian

Kisaeng | Kisaeng are artists who work to entertain others, such as the yangbans and kings. First appearing in the Goryeo Dynasty, kisaeng were legally entertainers of the government, required to perform various functions for the state. Many were employed at court, but they were also spread throughout the country.

Jidokchae in kisaeng describe d the ideal beauty in the C hosun period. Jidokchae meant intelligence, humility and physical sexual a.

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