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An Album of Genealogical Table of the Royal Family

Jongbusi (a department of Korean Empire)Korean Empire, 1906 (Gwangmu 10)

Academy of Korean Studies

Academy of Korean Studies

This album of royal genealogy of Joseon was published by Jongbusi in 1906 (Gwangmu 10). It is kept in a special case of yellow silk. It consists of Seonwonseongye which records from the progenitor to the 17th generation (Taejo’s 5th forefather), Yeolseonggyeseojido which is a chart of succession to the throne, and Seonwonsegye which records from Mokjo (a great-great grandfather of Taejo) to the Emperor Gojong. The cover is a yellow silk with a color- threaded pomegranate pattern, suit for an Empire.

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  • Title: An Album of Genealogical Table of the Royal Family
  • Date: Korean Empire, 1906 (Gwangmu 10)
  • published: Jongbusi (a department of Korean Empire)
  • location: Jangseogak, Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. Korea
  • composition: 1 book
  • Physical Dimensions: w16.1 x h30.9 cm
  • Original Title: Seonwon seongye-rok (선원선계록, 璿源先系錄)
  • Korean caption: 1906년(광무 10) 종부시(宗簿寺)에서 38절로 이루어진 첩(帖)의 형태로 간행한 조선 왕실 족보이다. 황색 비단으로 만들어진 별도의 갑(匣)에 보관되어 있다. 시조로부터 17세(태조 이성계의 5대조)까지 기록한 선원선계(璿源先系), 왕위 계승도인 열성계서지도(列聖繼序之圖), 목조(穆祖)에서 고종황제까지 역대 왕의 가족을 기록한 선원세계(璿源世系)로 구성되어 있다. 표지는 황제국에 맞게 석류무늬를 색실로 짠 황색비단이다.
  • Provenance: Academy of Korean Studies
  • Type: Manuscript
  • Rights: Academy of Korean Studies

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