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A Picture of Jangyong Military Camp

Government of JoseonJoseon, 1799 (year 23 of Jeongjo)

Academy of Korean Studies

Academy of Korean Studies

This is a ground plan of Jangyong military camp painted in 1799 (year 23 of Jeongjo). The garrison, Jangyongyeong, was founded on the old site of Yihyeon palace. This ground plan has described the building, structure, roof type and materials in colors which give specialty to this plan. The name of the buildings and the road names are all indicated in Chinese. The pond within the site and flowing water are all described in details and the colors are beautiful and delicate like a watercolor painting. Janseogak also holds a blueprint, 『Bonyeongdohyeong』, drawn in 1801.

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  • Title: A Picture of Jangyong Military Camp
  • Creator: Government of Joseon
  • Date: Joseon, 1799 (year 23 of Jeongjo)
  • location: Jangseogak, Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. Korea
  • composition: 1 canvas
  • Physical Dimensions: w111.5 x h195.8 cm
  • Original Title: Bonyeong dohyeong (본영도형, 本營圖形)
  • Korean caption: 1799년(정조 23)에 제작된 장용영(壯勇營) 내부 평면도이다. 1787년(정조 11) 이현궁(梨峴宮) 옛 터에 조성된 장용영 본영의 건물 및 각종 시설물의 건축 구조와 지붕 형태, 재료 등을 채색화로 나타낸 점이 독특하다. 각 건물 이름과 담장 바깥의 도로명 등을 한자로 표기했다. 영내에 있는 연못이나 측간 아래로 흐르던 수도(水道)까지 섬세하게 표현한 이 도형은 한 폭의 수채화처럼 색채가 아름다우면서도 세밀하다. 장서각에는 1801년에 도면으로 제작된 『본영도형』도 있다.
  • Provenance: Academy of Korean Studies
  • Type: Manuscript & Painting
  • Rights: Academy of Korean Studies

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