An Album of Paintings of the Welcoming Ceremony for Chinese Envoys

Gyeongridogam (a department of Joseon) offiersJoseon, 1600 (year 33 of Seonjo)

Academy of Korean Studies

Academy of Korean Studies

This album was made by the officials from the accounting office who were in charge of receiving Ming’s envoy Man Se-deok from 1598 (year 31 of Seonjo) to 1600. The album consists of 8 pages which depict the officials’ work (pp1-2), a preface from Shim Hee-su, a head of the protocol (pp3-5), and the names of the officials (pp 6-8). The color of the cover page is dark blue silk and inside, they used a thick, glided paper.

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  • Title: An Album of Paintings of the Welcoming Ceremony for Chinese Envoys
  • Date: Joseon, 1600 (year 33 of Seonjo)
  • produced: Gyeongridogam (a department of Joseon) offiers
  • location: Jangseogak, Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. Korea
  • composition: 1 book
  • Physical Dimensions: w32 x h49.2 cm
  • Original Title: Gwanban jemyeongcheop (관반제명첩, 館伴題名帖)
  • Korean caption: 1598년(선조 31)부터 1600년까지 명(明) 경리(經理) 만세덕(萬世德) 일행의 영접을 담당한 경리도감(經理都監) 관원들이 기념으로 제작한 계첩이다. 4장 8면으로 구성된 이 첩은 도감 관원들의 임무 수행을 담은 그림(1~2면), 전임 관반사(館伴使) 심희수(沈喜壽)가 쓴 서문(3~5면), 경리도감의 명단을 적은 좌목(6~8면)으로 구성되었다. 표지는 감색 비단이며, 안쪽은 금박이 들어간 두꺼운 종이(壯紙)를 사용했다.
  • Provenance: Academy of Korean Studies
  • Type: Manuscript
  • Rights: Academy of Korean Studies

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