Photograph of Emperor Sunjong

Iwata KanaeAround 1909, The Korean Empire

National Palace Museum of Korea

National Palace Museum of Korea
Seoul, South Korea

This is a photograph of Sunjong, Emperor of the Korean Empire from 1907 to 1910, wearing a uniform of army commander-in-chief. Taken by imperial portrait photographer Iwata Kanae (1870- Unknown) in the period when the Japanese Residency-General was installed in Korea, this photograph is assumed to have been taken around 1909.


  • Title: Photograph of Emperor Sunjong
  • Creator: Iwata Kanae
  • Date Created: Around 1909, The Korean Empire
  • Rights: National Palce Museum of Korea

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