: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library
: A Corean singer in dancing dress
: ca. 1904
: Asia: South Korea
: Courtesans frequently danced and sang during festivities at the royal court. A dancer is shown wearing a 'hwagwan' (a small crown decorated with flowers and jewels), wth a long jacket over a skirt. She covers her hands with colorful cloth. This is a (hand-colored) photograph taken in a studio setting, produced for mass production. Source: Kwon, O-chang. Inmurhwaro ponun Choson sidae uri ot, 1998, p. 150.
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