An Ink Rubbing of a Stele of King Sunjo’s Placenta Chamber

Government of JoseonJoseon, 1806 (year 6 of Sunjo)

Academy of Korean Studies

Academy of Korean Studies
Seongnam-si, South Korea

This scroll of rubbing of a stone inscription was made in 1806 (year 6 of Sunjo) when he temporarily set up his placenta chamber after ascending to the throne. The writing ‘Jusangjeonhataesil’ on the front of the stone and the back of the stone which has the date (Gagyeong year 11, 12th October) written, were rubbed separately but put together in one scroll.


  • Title: An Ink Rubbing of a Stele of King Sunjo’s Placenta Chamber
  • Creator: Government of Joseon
  • Creator Nationality: Korean (Joseon)
  • Date: Joseon, 1806 (year 6 of Sunjo)
  • location: Jangseogak, Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. Korea
  • composition: 1 scroll
  • Physical Dimensions: w56.6 x h99.2 cm
  • Original Title: Sunjo taesilbi (순조태실비, 純祖胎室碑)
  • Korean caption: 1806년(순조 6) 순조가 즉위한 후 태실을 가봉하면서 세운 태실비를 탁본하여 만든 족자이다. ‘주상전하태실(主上殿下胎室)’이라 새긴 비의 앞면과 건립날짜(가경 11년 10월 12일)를 세운 뒷면을 각각 탁본하여 하나의 족자로 꾸몄다.
  • Provenance: Academy of Korean Studies
  • Type: Rubbing
  • Rights: Academy of Korean Studies

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