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  • Book/Printed Material
    Korea, Angus Hamilton was a British journalist who reported for a number of newspapers and journals between 1894 and 1912. Among the events he covered were the Boer War in South Africa, the Boxer uprising in China, and the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05. He spent several months in Korea as the Far East correspondent of the Pall Mall Gazette and produced this book on the...
    • Contributor: Hamilton, A. (Angus)
    • Date: 1904

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    South Korea, King Kojong of Korea at Age 30. This image, showing King Kojong (1852-1919) of Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1884 and 1885 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "The king of Korea on his throne, age 30 years." King Kojong was the 26th king in the Choson Dynasty. He...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, View of Countryside. This image, showing a view of the Korean countryside, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Rice paddies, country houses, and rice revenue shipping port, Kang Pyong-Po on Kum river." Foulk was a young naval officer...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, American Diplomatic Residence. This image, showing a seated Korean man reading in the American diplomatic residence in Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Chang-Phyong-Ha, guest and friend; summer sitting room, U.S Legation." Foulk was a young naval...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, Buddhist Rock Carvings. This image, showing a landscape and Buddhist rock carvings in South Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Buddhist remains, rock carving near Nani-Won; Choula-Do." Foulk was a young naval officer who served as a...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, Man on Pony. This image, showing a man seated on a pony and surrounded by three other men, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Korea, Chin-Yong-Meuk, (interpreter) and attendants in street, marching order." Foulk was a young naval...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, Man on Pony. This image, showing a man seated on a pony with another man standing alongside, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Chin-Yong-Meuk, interpreter and companion of G.C.F. (Ensign George C. Foulk, U.S. Navy) from May 1884--January...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, Pleasure Pavilion in Pukhan Mountain. This image, showing a group of people gathered at a pavilion structure, with another pavilion in the background, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Pleasure Pavilion in the Pukhan." Foulk was a young naval officer...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, English Diplomatic Residence in Seoul. This image, showing the British diplomatic residence in Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Residence of the English Legation." Foulk was a young naval officer who served as a U.S. diplomat in Korea...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    South Korea, Nam Myo Shrines in Seoul. This image, showing a group of buildings on the outskirts of Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Suburbs of Seoul, taken east of south gate. Buildings make up the 50 shrines of war...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, Aerial View of Seoul. This image, showing an aerial view of the city of Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "View of Seoul, looking down from top of S. Mountain." Foulk was a young naval officer who...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
  • Book/Printed Material
    Chosön, the land of the morning calm ; a sketch of Korea, Percival Lowell was born in 1855 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into a distinguished New England family. His brother, Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1856-1943), was president of Harvard University; his sister, Amy Lowell (1874-1925), an important poet and critic. Lowell studied mathematics at Harvard and, after graduation, spent six years in business, managing a family-owned cotton mill. In the spring of 1883, he made his first trip...
    • Contributor: Lowell, Percival
    • Date: 1885

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    South Korea, Great South Gate in Seoul. This image, showing the pagoda-style south gate in the stone wall surrounding the city of Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The south gate, Sungnyemun, commonly known as Namdaemun, is designated as National Treasure Number One in South Korea....
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, City View in Seoul. This image, showing a view of the city of Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "View of Seoul looking north from gap in S. Mountain." Foulk was a young naval officer who served...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, View of Palace in Seoul. This image, showing a view of a palace in Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "View of palace, section of Seoul looking east." Foulk was a young naval officer who served as a...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, City View in Seoul. This image, a landscape showing trees and the city walls of Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Middle section of Seoul." Foulk was a young naval officer who served as a U.S. diplomat...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, Wait Staff at Diplomatic Residence. This image, showing a member of the wait staff at the U.S. legation, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Bob, table boy, Korean jewel of the legation." Foulk was a young naval officer who served...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, City View in Seoul. This image, showing a stone wall and beyond it, the city of Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "South of middle section, Seoul." Foulk was a young naval officer who served as a...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, Military Policeman in Kwangju. This image, showing a Korean military police official, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "The chung-kim (police military official ) of Kang-Ju, capital of Chung Chong province." Foulk was a young naval officer who served...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    South Korea, Road to China in Seoul. This image, showing a road next to a group of homes in the city of Seoul, Korea, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Road to China from west gate, Seoul. At a point where king...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, Governor of Chula Province. This image, showing a group of Koreans surrounding one man who is prominently seated in the center, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "The governor (Kamsa) of Chula province, taken at Chong do, November 1884."...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1884
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    South Korea, American Legation Secretary and Staff. This image, showing William Woodville Rockhill and his staff, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image reads: "Korea, Secretary Rockhill and staff; U.S. Legation, December 11, 1886." Rockhill was a U.S. diplomat who served in China and...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1886
  • Book/Printed Material
    The face of Manchuria, Korea & Russian Turkestan. This book is based on a four-month journey undertaken in the first part of 1910 by Emily Georgiana Kemp (1860-1939) and a friend via the Trans-Siberian Railroad to Harbin, China, across Manchuria, and through Korea, and from there to Russian Turkestan via the Trans-Siberian, ending with a trip through the Caucasus. It includes lively descriptions of Mukden, Pyongyang, Seoul, Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and other...
    • Contributor: Kemp, E. G. (Emily Georgiana)
    • Date: 1910

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    South Korea, Prince Min Yong Ik, Korean Officials and American Naval Officers. This image, showing a group of Korean and American officials (including Prince Min Yong Ik, minister plenipotentiary), is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1886 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Foulk's note on the image identifies the men from left to right, and reads: "Number 3 is Lieutenant...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1883
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    South Korea, View of Changdok Palace Complex in Seoul. This image, showing the grounds of Changdeokgung or Changdok palace, is one of 43 photographs of Korea taken by George Clayton Foulk between 1883 and 1883 and held at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Changdeokgung was built in the 15th century as a secondary palace after the primary palace of Gyeongbokgung. Both palaces were burned down during the Japanese...
    • Contributor: Foulk, George Clayton
    • Date: 1885