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Detailed Records of Geunjeongjeon Hall Reconstruction

1867

National Palace Museum of Korea

National Palace Museum of Korea
Seoul, South Korea

This document was written when Geunjeongjeon Hall, in Gyeongbokgung Palace, R569was under reconstruction in 1867. Written on 13.5 meter long red silk, it describes the undergoing reconstruction work. This record was found in a section of the roof of the upper floor during the previous repair work of the hall in 2001. In addition to this document, a list of persons in charge of the reconstruction in 1867, a record related to Regent Yi Haeung, two talismans with the Chinese character for water (水), a talisman painted with a dragon on it, and five hexagonal silver talismans were also discovered.

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  • Title: Detailed Records of Geunjeongjeon Hall Reconstruction
  • Date Created: 1867
  • Rights: National palace museum of Korea
  • Medium: ancient documents

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