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A Pictorial Map of Mountain Wan in Jeonju

Government of Korean EmpireKorean Empire, After 1899 (Gwangmu 3)

Academy of Korean Studies

Academy of Korean Studies

It is a pictorial map of Jeonju fortress and its surrounding mountain area. At the center of the scene are important royal buildings such as Jogyeongmyo and Gyeongijeon, and described in blue and red like a screen above is the mountain range of seven peaks. On the right side, where the fence is, is a residential area for Americans. The bottom of the screen where it writes ‘Geonjisanguknae’ indicates it is a burial area of Yi Han, a progenitor of Yi of Jeonju family.

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  • Title: A Pictorial Map of Mountain Wan in Jeonju
  • Creator: Government of Korean Empire
  • Date: Korean Empire, After 1899 (Gwangmu 3)
  • location: Jangseogak, Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. Korea
  • composition: 1 piece
  • Physical Dimensions: w46 x h55.7 cm
  • Original Title: Wansan dohyeong (완산도형, 完山圖形)
  • Korean caption: 전주성과 그 주변의 완산 지역을 조망하여 그린 회화식 지도이다. 화면 가운데에 전주성과 성안의 조경묘(肇慶廟), 경기전(慶基殿) 등 주요 전각을 그렸고, 그 위쪽에 병풍처럼 둘러싼 완산칠봉(完山七峯)은 청록색조로 표현하였다. 그림 오른쪽으로 울타리가 쳐진 부분은 미국인(美國人) 거주지역이다. 화면 아래쪽에는 ‘건지산국내(乾止山局內)’라고 써서 전주이씨 시조인 이한(李翰)의 묘역을 표시하였다.
  • Provenance: Academy of Korean Studies
  • Type: Painting & Manuscript
  • Rights: Academy of Korean Studies

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