This map describes 19th century Dongrae castle and nearby areas.It used ink and colours on paper. The map describing Busan is rareand unique. It started to be produced in late the Joseon period with detailed descriptions and explanations. It is presumed that there are around 150 maps about Busan. In detail, it showed all relevant official areas of Busan. From the local name of Sasang and Saha this map seemed to be produced around 1899.


  • Title: Dongnae Map
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 19th Century, Joseon Period
  • Physical Dimensions: w78.5 x h132.5 cm
  • Provenance: Seokdang Museum of Dong-A University
  • Type: Ink and Light Colors on Paper

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