These six paintings depict the ceremony held for the entrance of Crown Prince Hyomyeong (1809~1830) to school to start his formal education. The use of vivid colors and elaborately captured details help create a celebratory atmosphere around the entrance ceremony held for this important member of the Joseon royal family.
Although a palanquin for Crown Prince Hyomyeong is depicted near the top of the image, the Crown Prince himself is not actually visible.This is because Joseon-era depictions of royal processions did not actually depict certain royalty. Instead, objects symbolizing royalty were depicted, or their presence was insinuated through the overall situation. Following this practice, the Crown Prince was not illustrated in these images.
NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM OF KOREA