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The Corean Crown Prince (4095401351)


The Corean Crown Prince (4095401351)



Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library
Title: The Corean Crown Prince
Date: ca. 1904
Place: Asia: South Korea; Seoul
Type: Portraits
Description: Prince 'Yi Un' (Yongchinwang, 1897-1970) in full dress of the Great Han Empire (i.e. Korea) as a young crown prince. He ewas the last crown prince of the Yi Dynasty. Forced by the Japanese to go to Japan for further study, he lived most of his adult life in that country. In 1920 he was married to Princess Masako (Yi Pangja), a cousin of the empress of Japan - In 1963 he returned to Korea and on May 1, 1970, quietly passed away at 'Naksonjae' (Mansion of Joy and Goodness) at the age of seventy-three.e Source: Adams, Edward B. Palaces of Seoul, 1972. p. 138.
Inscription/Marks: Image imprinted with the legend: 'The Corean Crown Prince'
Identifier: 1260.74.11.02
There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source.

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