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RTW_vol_5_005

Album RTW Volume 5 1903 - Korea, Japan, Canada

Date taken: May 1903
Photographer: Gertrude Bell
Location: Chemulpo - Korea
Modern location: Inch'on - South Korea
Size: 11.3/8.5
Condition: Good
Subject date:
Description: Chemulpo [Korean man in street. "They wear the most absurd costume ever invented by man. They dress in long white cotton coats, which it takes all the labour of their many womenkind to keep clean, white trousers, white and shapeless socks and straw shoes - no protection at all, you observe against any kind of weather."]

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