Empress Myeongseong with Keun Meori (큰머리) hairstyle
An Old Man Busangyeong Photo Studio, 10x7.4cm, 1910
Percival Lowell and the three head members of the first Korean diplomatic delegation to the US, 1883, who helped engineer the 1882 Treaty of Amity and Commerce. From left: Min Yeong-ik, Lowell, Geo Gwang-beom, Hong Yeong-sik.
Pyongyang ca 1910-1930. A dignitary on a sidewalk.
[2 Koreans in their mourning dress] 1904. When mourners went outdoors, they wore a long coat over their mourning dress. The coat sleeves differed in width according to social class: wider sleeves for upper classes and narrower sleeves for lower classes. All mourners wore conical hats made of finely-cut bamboos on the outside and of sedge on the inside.e They carried a 'poson' (fan made from hemp cloth) in order to cover their faces.