Princess Deokhye of Korea (25 May 1912 - 21 Apr 1989) - She was the last princess of Korea. Her father, Emperor Gwangmu, loved her greatly. She went to Japan in 1925, but was silent. When her mother died, she developed a mental illness. The Empress of Japan "matched" her to Count Sō Takeyuki, a Japanese nobleman; she had a daughter in 1932. She spent years in and out of mental clinics, divorcing her husband in 1953. Her daughter committed suicide in 1955 and Deokhye's condition worsened.

Princess Deokhye of Korea (25 May 1912 - 21 Apr 1989) - She was the last princess of Korea. Her father, Emperor Gwangmu, loved her greatly. She went to Japan in 1925, but was silent. When her mother died, she developed a mental illness. The Empress of Japan "matched" her to Count Sō Takeyuki, a Japanese nobleman; she had a daughter in 1932. She spent years in and out of mental clinics, divorcing her husband in 1953. Her daughter committed suicide in 1955 and Deokhye's condition worsened.

King Kojong and first emperor (Emperor Gwangmu) of the Korean Empire(1852-1919, r.1863-1907) and his son, Sunjong(1874-1926,r. 1907-1910 Emperor Yung-hui) in 1890.

King Kojong and first emperor (Emperor Gwangmu) of the Korean Empire(1852-1919, r.1863-1907) and his son, Sunjong(1874-1926,r. 1907-1910 Emperor Yung-hui) in 1890.

Korean Royal Family, early 20th century

Korean Royal Family, early 20th century

Coronation of Korea’s new empress leads to royal family controversy - 중앙일보 뉴스

Coronation of Korea’s new empress leads to royal family controversy - 중앙일보 뉴스

A secret meeting under the moon - Shin Yun-Bok

A secret meeting under the moon - Shin Yun-Bok

Kim Hong-do (Korea artist) in the 18th century

Kim Hong-do (Korea artist) in the 18th century

(Korea) On the way for Wedding by Kim Hong-do (1745-1806). ca 18th century CE. colors on paper.

(Korea) On the way for Wedding by Kim Hong-do (1745-1806). ca 18th century CE. colors on paper.

(Korea) 소년전홍 by Shin Yun-bok. aka Hyewon. ca 18th century CE. National Treasures No.135 혜원풍속도첩. 소년전홍

(Korea) 소년전홍 by Shin Yun-bok. aka Hyewon. ca 18th century CE. National Treasures No.135 혜원풍속도첩. 소년전홍

(Korea) 携妓踏楓 by Shin Yun-bok (1758- ?). aka Hyewon. ca 18th century CE. colors on paper. 휴기답풍

(Korea) 携妓踏楓 by Shin Yun-bok (1758- ?). aka Hyewon. ca 18th century CE. colors on paper. 휴기답풍

빨래터 (漂母),  단원풍속도첩 (檀園風俗畵帖) 에서 종이에담채, 27cm x 22.7cm, 국립 중앙박물관 소장,                        1780년 경 작품으로 추정 , 단원 김홍도 ( Kim Hong-do, 檀園 金弘道, 1745 - 1816 이후)

빨래터 (漂母), 단원풍속도첩 (檀園風俗畵帖) 에서 종이에담채, 27cm x 22.7cm, 국립 중앙박물관 소장, 1780년 경 작품으로 추정 , 단원 김홍도 ( Kim Hong-do, 檀園 金弘道, 1745 - 1816 이후)

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