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Photo by Jung hae chang, 1929, Sunbathing women in Korea

Photo by Jung hae chang, 1929, Sunbathing women in Korea

Korean beauty, 1904 , A young 'kisaeng' (singing girl) in full Korean traditional dress. She has a typical married women's hair style (jjok), which is called chignon with a hairpin (the 'pinyo'). * https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Corean_beauty.jpg

Korean beauty, 1904 , A young 'kisaeng' (singing girl) in full Korean traditional dress. She has a typical married women's hair style (jjok), which is called chignon with a hairpin (the 'pinyo'). * https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Corean_beauty.jpg

The first Photography exhibition in Korea by Jung hae chang(Front and middle), 1929

The first Photography exhibition in Korea by Jung hae chang(Front and middle), 1929

1966년 서울의 모습 Seoul in 1966

1966년 서울의 모습 Seoul in 1966

.6.25 이전의 서울 모습 Seoul before 1950 | love the realness of these photos.

.6.25 이전의 서울 모습 Seoul before 1950 | love the realness of these photos.

6.25 이전의 서울 모습 Seoul before 1950

6.25 이전의 서울 모습 Seoul before 1950

Kawase Hasui (1883 - 1957) Japanese Woodblock Print Modan Viewpoint, Pyongyang, Korea, 1940

Kawase Hasui (1883 - 1957) Japanese Woodblock Print Modan Viewpoint, Pyongyang, Korea, 1940

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.

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.

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