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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library. Title: [Seoul cityview] Date: ca. 1904 / 'Namdaemun' (Great South Gate in Seoul) is shown here with the tramtrails, which was instituted as a public transportion system in May 1899. 'Namdaemun', one of the 4 main gates of the old city wall, was completed in 1398 and underwent major restoration in 1447 and again in 1997.

Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library. Title: [Seoul cityview] Date: ca. 1904 / 'Namdaemun' (Great South Gate in Seoul) is shown here with the tramtrails, which was instituted as a public transportion system in May 1899. 'Namdaemun', one of the 4 main gates of the old city wall, was completed in 1398 and underwent major restoration in 1447 and again in 1997.

[Transporting ammunition by horse] Seoul ca 1904. 'Despite the declaration of neutrality by the Choson Government (Yi dynasty), Japanese troops began landing on Inchon city and marched into the capital, Seoul. They are shown here transporting ammunition through the Independence Gate.' Source: Sajin uiro ponun tongnip undong (Independence Movement Through Pictures), 1996, v. 1, p. 51. Cornell University Library

[Transporting ammunition by horse] Seoul ca 1904. 'Despite the declaration of neutrality by the Choson Government (Yi dynasty), Japanese troops began landing on Inchon city and marched into the capital, Seoul. They are shown here transporting ammunition through the Independence Gate.' Source: Sajin uiro ponun tongnip undong (Independence Movement Through Pictures), 1996, v. 1, p. 51. Cornell University Library

[Tomb keeper at the Yi Dynasty king's tomb] 1904. Dead kings of the Yi Dynasty were surrounded by imposing stone figures of ministers and warriors as well as of various animals. From the characteristic of the tomb shown in this picture, it probably is the tomb of King Taejo (1392-1398). Presumably the tombkeeper, posing for the picture at the Yi Dynasty king's tomb site. Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library

Resting place of the kings: A Korean man strolls in the sunshine at one of the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty

[Korean coolie leading ox and cart] 1904. A young coolie, or a laborer, leads an ox, or a bullock, harnessed to carry a cart. Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library [enhanced from original]

[Korean coolie leading ox and cart] 1904. A young coolie, or a laborer, leads an ox, or a bullock, harnessed to carry a cart. Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library [enhanced from original]

[Soldiers guarding gate] Date: ca.1904 / Two Japanese soldiers stand guard (somewhat leisurely) in front of a modern brick compound. The signboard on the right side of the wall reads in translation: "[Japanese] Army Headquarters stationed in Korea" written in Chinese characters. Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library

[Soldiers guarding gate] Date: ca.1904 / Two Japanese soldiers stand guard (somewhat leisurely) in front of a modern brick compound. The signboard on the right side of the wall reads in translation: "[Japanese] Army Headquarters stationed in Korea" written in Chinese characters. Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library

[Porter carrying clay pots strapped to A-frame on his back] | Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library. c1904

[Porter carrying clay pots strapped to A-frame on his back] | Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library. c1904

Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library.   Title: [Seoul cityview]   Date: ca. 1904 /  'Namdaemun' (Great South Gate in Seoul) is shown here with the tramtrails, which was instituted as a public transportion system in May 1899. 'Namdaemun', one of the 4 main gates of the old city wall, was completed in 1398 and underwent major restoration in 1447 and again in 1997.

Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library. Title: [Seoul cityview] Date: ca. 1904 / 'Namdaemun' (Great South Gate in Seoul) is shown here with the tramtrails, which was instituted as a public transportion system in May 1899. 'Namdaemun', one of the 4 main gates of the old city wall, was completed in 1398 and underwent major restoration in 1447 and again in 1997.

Senator Newlands (first row, middle) and Gordon Paddock (first row, towards the right) are shown with a group of Korean scholars and soldiers in traditional soldier's uniforms. A group of Korean women are shown behind them. Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library

Senator Newlands (first row, middle) and Gordon Paddock (first row, towards the right) are shown with a group of Korean scholars and soldiers in traditional soldier's uniforms. A group of Korean women are shown behind them. Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library

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