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1. [ip0001] Chosen Customs, Set 3 [ip0001] Chosen Customs, Set 3 210 RECORDS;214 PUBLISHING;

2. [ip0002] [Kisaeng Beauty] [ip0002] [Kisaeng Beauty] 290 CLOTHING;292 SPECIAL GARMENTS;530 ARTS;535 DANCE; “Like Japanese geisha, these women were trained as instrumental musicians, singers, poets, calligraphers, and dancers; yet they constituted a diverse population, to whom professional rank, artistic talents,...

3. [ip0003] [Bustling Market on a Village Road] [ip0003] [Bustling Market on a Village Road] 360 SETTLEMENTS;363 STREETS AND TRAFFIC;440 MARKETING;443 RETAIL MARKETING;460 LABOR;482 BURDEN CARRYING;

4. [ip0004] [Modern Sericulture] [ip0004] [Modern Sericulture] 230 ANIMAL HUSBANDRY;231 DOMESTICATED ANIMALS;460 LABOR;462 DIVISION OF LABOR BY GENDER;

5. [ip0005] [Kisaeng Garments Rear-view] [ip0005] [Kisaeng Garments Rear-view] 290 CLOTHING;292 SPECIAL GARMENTS;530 ARTS;535 DANCE; Most postcards of kisaeng from the 1900-1910 period contain pictures of kisaeng who worked at the royal palace or various government offices (known as gwan'gi), highlighting their colorful robes or dance....

6. [ip0006] [Glamorous and Bold Sword-Dancing Kisaeng] [ip0006] [Glamorous and Bold Sword-Dancing Kisaeng] 290 CLOTHING;292 SPECIAL GARMENTS;530 ARTS;535 DANCE;

7. [ip0007] [Making Hats that all Married Men Must Wear] [ip0007] [Making Hats that all Married Men Must Wear] 300 ADORNMENT;301 ORNAMENT;320 PROCESSING OF BASIC MATERIALS;460 LABOR;463 OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALIZATION; Kat (갓), or horsehair hats, represented upper-class status in Korea as only the yangban were allowed to wear them. That, and the fact that they were carefully crafted of very thin material such as bamboo...

8. [ip0008] An Old Potter [ip0008] An Old Potter 320 PROCESSING OF BASIC MATERIALS;323 CERAMIC TECHNOLOGY;460 LABOR;463 OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALIZATION; This is a picture of an old potter. Joseon pottery was known in China and Japan for its highest quality (Cho 1996 vol. 1, pp. 87-89) Unglazed earthenware and pottery with a dark brown glaze were daily...

9. [ip0009] A Strong Porter Carrying Heavy Pot [ip0009] A Strong Porter Carrying Heavy Pot 460 LABOR;480 TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION;482 BURDEN CARRYING; The "Customs of Joseon" postcard series tends to stereotype Koreans according to gender and class. For example, lower-class women are often found engaging in various forms of labor such as carrying water,...

10. [ip0010] Shumpozan-Hakubunji Temple, Keijo. [ip0010] Shumpozan-Hakubunji Temple, Keijo. 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES; Revised romanization: "Gyeongseong Chunmusan Bakmunsa"

11. [ip0011] Rear Standing Rock Beach, "Sea Diamond Korea" [ip0011] Rear Standing Rock Beach, "Sea Diamond Korea" 130 GEOGRAPHY;133 TOPOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY;

12. [ip0012] A View of Otomitsudai [Otsumitsudai] [ip0012] A View of Otomitsudai [Otsumitsudai] 210 RECORDS;211 MNEMONIC DEVICES;340 STRUCTURES;341 ARCHITECTURE; "Otomitsudai" should read "Otsumitsudai (乙密臺)" the Japanese reading of a famous landmark. Korean: Eulmildae 을밀대. According to the Korean wiki, Eulmildae was built in mid-6th century Goguryeo,...

13. [ip0013] The Old Fellows Fishing on the Frozen Pond [ip0013] The Old Fellows Fishing on the Frozen Pond 220 FOOD QUEST;226 FISHING; The Japanese title says "threading" without further explanation. The presence of the boy suggests that the old man is threading a kite, as kite-flying on ice was a traditional Korean pasttime.

14. [ip0014] The View of Genbumon Gate Built 500 Hundred Years Ago [ip0014] The View of Genbumon Gate Built 500 Hundred Years Ago 210 RECORDS;211 MNEMONIC DEVICES; "Hyeonmumun"

15. [ip0015] The Women's Skilful Washing. [ip0015] The Women's Skilful Washing. 290 CLOTHING;296 GARMENT CARE;510 LIVING STANDARDS AND ROUTINES;512 DAILY ROUTINE;515 PERSONAL HYGIENE; This image shows women washing their clothes with wooden clubs. In the 1920s, there was a popular song called "There goes the washerwoman (pyomo)." Washerwomen (pyomo) referred to old ladies who did laundry...

16. [ip0016] The View of the Emperor Ki Tsze's Mausoleum [ip0016] The View of the Emperor Ki Tsze's Mausoleum 210 RECORDS;211 MNEMONIC DEVICES;760 DEATH;764 BURIAL PRACTICES AND FUNERALS; Gija Joseon.

17. [ip0017] House [ip0017] House 340 STRUCTURES;342 DWELLINGS;460 LABOR;480 TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION;482 BURDEN CARRYING;

18. [ip0018] On the Way Marriage [ip0018] On the Way Marriage 580 MARRIAGE;585 NUPTIALS; The first visit to the bride's home after marriage was done on horseback for the groom and in a gama (palanquin) for the bride. It was custom for the relatives to hang the groom upside down. During the...

19. [ip0019] The Dressing in the Mourning [ip0019] The Dressing in the Mourning 290 CLOTHING;292 SPECIAL GARMENTS;760 DEATH;765 MOURNING;

20. [ip0020] Pounding Rice. [ip0020] Pounding Rice. 250 FOOD PROCESSING;410 TOOLS AND APPLIANCES;413 SPECIAL TOOLS;460 LABOR;462 DIVISION OF LABOR BY GENDER;
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