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"Outside the old palace wall around Seoul, looking toward Nam San." Percival Lowell photo ca. 1882.

Gwanghwamun, Seoul: Taken from Carlo Rossetti, Corea e Coreani: Impressioni e Ricerche sull' Impero del Gran Han (Bergamo, Instituto Italiano D'Arti Grafiche - Editore. 1905)

Gyeongbokgung, the Main Palace of the Joseon Dynasty Geonchunmun Gate in the 1920s During the Japanese colonial period(1910-1945), the front wall was taken down and the rest was damaged during the Korean War(1950-1953). The current palace walls have been rebuilt several times since, redrawn further inside the original walls.

Three Korean dignitaries. 1894. From Problems of the Far East : Japan-Korea-China. Longmans, 1894) Curzon of Kedleston, George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess (1859-1925), Author.