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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1978.484.89.1
Title
Portrait Photograph of Yi Ha-ŭng Seated and Wearing Traditional Scholar's Hat and Robes
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Yi Ha-ŭng (Yi Ha'eung, 1820-1898; also known as Tae-wŏn-kun = Daeweongun)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
c. 1857-1874
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Korea
Period
Chosŏn dynasty, 1392-1910
Culture
Korean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/55138
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Albumen silver print
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
H. 13.9 x W. 10 cm (5 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from Widener Library, Harvard University
Accession Year
1978
Object Number
1978.484.89.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
This photograph depicts an elderly, bearded Korean gentleman seated on a bench in a room with a carpeted floor and with a plain backdrop. The gentleman wears a man's traditional Korean robe and tiered hat of woven horsehair.
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