Korea: One Hundred Years Ago

Digital Chosun presents the daily lives of ordinary people during the final years of the Yi dynasty (1392-1910) at the turn of the century....Ēšcontinued

Photo by Korea Cultural Foundation

Women on an outing

Straw shoe sellers

Women pounding corn

Punishment by flogging

Street leading to Namdaemun

Teacher with schoolchildren

Wayfarer's lunch

An outing for a rich scholar

Women on a see-saw

Tower at Wongak Temple

Myongdong Cathedral

A view of Chongno

The South Gate (Namdaemun)

A ferry harbor in Yongsan

A kisaeng in costume

A typical couple

Men carrying pottery in Pusan

Royal guards

An army general atop a carriage

Villagers with totems