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Korean Traditional Wedding Ceremony  J.Kawamura, Korean Traditional Wedding Ceremony, 13.3x9.5cm, 1900s

Weddimg ceremony-the groom looks bery young compared to his bride! Old korean photo

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.

Chosen (Korea): "A rice jelly (muk/묵) Seller"

A rice jelly seller. From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Phoenix hairpin once belonged to Myeongseong, the last queen of Joseon, Korea.

Exquisite phoenix hairpin once belonged to Myeongseong, the last queen of Joseon, Korea.

"Smiles are the style here in Korea. Here's a quartet from my little school showing you how to smile. How do you like them? They are four little pagans but are now preparing for baptism. Picture from Fr. Carroll, Masan, Korea" Photograph of four smiling girls dressed in traditional Korean outfits. The girl second from the right holds an object wrapped in fabric. ca 1920-40

Photograph of four smiling girls dressed in traditional Korean outfits. The girl second from the right holds an object wrapped in fabric.

Pyongyang ca 1910-1930. A gentleman on his donkey.

An American Spy in Pyongyang Reports on the Overthrow of Kim Jong-un: My Task: Bring NK's Nationalized Automaker, Donkey Motors, Into 2017

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