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Korean Collection

"Exploring the Rich Cultural Heritage of Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: KOREAN WAR: SHIP REFUELING. The destroyer USS Shelton and the aircraft carrier USS Antietam

KOREAN WAR: SHIP REFUELING. The destroyer USS Shelton and the aircraft carrier USS Antietam refueling from the tanker USS Tolovana in Korean waters

Background imageKorean Collection: Signs in Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Signs in Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Bamboo in the Wind, early 17th century. Creator: Yi Jeong (Korean, 1541-1626)

Bamboo in the Wind, early 17th century. Creator: Yi Jeong (Korean, 1541-1626)
Bamboo in the Wind, early 17th century

Background imageKorean Collection: Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Washington D. C. United

Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Washington D. C. United
Korean War Veterans Memorial (1995). Group of 19 stainless steel sculptures, by Frank Gaylord, representing a squad patrol. Detail. West Potomac Park. National Mall. Washington D.C. United States

Background imageKorean Collection: The battleship U. S. S. Missouri bombards Chong Ji, Korea, with 16-inch guns in October 1950

The battleship U. S. S. Missouri bombards Chong Ji, Korea, with 16-inch guns in October 1950
KOREAN WAR, 1950. The battleship " U.S.S. Missouri" bombards Chong Ji, Korea, with 16-inch guns in October 1950

Background imageKorean Collection: 5th F3 Korea Super Prix: Gene Lee ADR: 5th F3 Korea Super Prix, Changwon City, Korea

5th F3 Korea Super Prix: Gene Lee ADR: 5th F3 Korea Super Prix, Changwon City, Korea, 21-23 November 2003
Gene Lee (KOR) ADR. 5th F3 Korea Super Prix, Changwon City, Korea, 21-23 November 2003. DIGITAL IMAGE

Background imageKorean Collection: Chemulpo, Korea

Chemulpo, Korea, main port for the capital, Seoul. Date: circa 1890

Background imageKorean Collection: Seoul, Korea - Gyeonghoeru Pavilion, Gyeongbokgung Palace

Seoul, Korea - Gyeonghoeru Pavilion, Gyeongbokgung Palace
Seoul, Korea - Gyeonghoeru, also known as Gyeonghoeru Pavilion, a hall used to hold important and special state banquets during the Joseon Dynasty - Part of the Gyeongbokgung Palace

Background imageKorean Collection: Haedong Yonggungsa temple, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Haedong Yonggungsa temple, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: City skyline, Busan, South Korea, Asia

City skyline, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Hyang-Wonjong Pavilion

Hyang-Wonjong Pavilion, Kyongbok Palace, Seoul, South Korea, Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Seoul, South Korea

Seoul, South Korea, Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Starfield Library in COEX Mall, Seoul, South Korea

Starfield Library in COEX Mall, Seoul, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: South Korea, Seoul, Statue of King Sejong

South Korea, Seoul, Statue of King Sejong

Background imageKorean Collection: Panorama of Incheon with view toward Chemulpo Bay, Korea

Panorama of Incheon with view toward Chemulpo Bay, Korea, the site of the Battle of Chemulpo Bay, where the first shots of the Russo-Japanese War were fired. Date: circa 1905

Background imageKorean Collection: South Korea, Gyeongju, Royal Tomb of King Naemul of Silla

South Korea, Gyeongju, Royal Tomb of King Naemul of Silla

Background imageKorean Collection: Citizens Bell Pavillion, Yongdusan Park, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Citizens Bell Pavillion, Yongdusan Park, Busan, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Kia Soul Exclaim

Kia Soul Exclaim

Background imageKorean Collection: Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit

Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea
Fernando Alonso (ESP) Ferrari. Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Friday 4 October 2013

Background imageKorean Collection: Elevated view of a busy city centre street and high rise buildings on a rainy summer day

Elevated view of a busy city centre street and high rise buildings on a rainy summer day, City Hall area, Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Seoul, Korea - Panoramic view over the city

Seoul, Korea - Panoramic view over the city, looking toward the Japanese General Government Building, Seoul (back centre). Date: 1930s

Background imageKorean Collection: A Korean terracotta jar / pot seller and his seated chum

A Korean terracotta jar / pot seller and his seated chum
A Korean terracotta jar/pot seller and his seated chum (smiling) Date: circa 1910

Background imageKorean Collection: Yakcheonsa Buddhist temple, Seogwipo City, Jeju Island, South Korea, Asia

Yakcheonsa Buddhist temple, Seogwipo City, Jeju Island, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: JAPAN: MAP, 1606. Map of Japan engraved by Jodocus Hondius for a 1606 edition of Gerardus

JAPAN: MAP, 1606. Map of Japan engraved by Jodocus Hondius for a 1606 edition of Gerardus Mercators Atlas. Korea is shown as an island

Background imageKorean Collection: Robot Albert Einstein

Robot Albert Einstein. Robot featuring the body of a HUBO robot made by the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and a head created by US robot designer David Hanson

Background imageKorean Collection: KOREAN WAR: PORK CHOP HILL. An American soldier, wounded at the Battle of Pork Chop Hill in 1953

KOREAN WAR: PORK CHOP HILL. An American soldier, wounded at the Battle of Pork Chop Hill in 1953, receives assistance from two comrades

Background imageKorean Collection: Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2010 blue

Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2010 blue

Background imageKorean Collection: Formula One World Championship: Rubens Barrichello Williams FW32

Formula One World Championship: Rubens Barrichello Williams FW32
Rubens Barrichello (BRA) Williams FW32. Formula One World Championship, Rd 17, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Saturday 23 October 2010

Background imageKorean Collection: Selection of Views of Seoul, Korea - Postcard Pack

Selection of Views of Seoul, Korea - Postcard Pack Date: 1930s

Background imageKorean Collection: Drummer, Deoksugung Palace, Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Drummer, Deoksugung Palace, Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Yin and yang sign on a door, fortress of Suwon, UNESCO World Heritage Site, South Korea, Asia

Yin and yang sign on a door, fortress of Suwon, UNESCO World Heritage Site, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Jeongbang pokpo waterfall, island of Jejudo, UNESCO World Heritage Site, South Korea, Asia

Jeongbang pokpo waterfall, island of Jejudo, UNESCO World Heritage Site, South Korea, Asia

Background imageKorean Collection: Racial / Asia / Korea 1910

Racial / Asia / Korea 1910
Korean washerwomen by the riverside

Background imageKorean Collection: Korea Scenery / Pass 1910

Korea Scenery / Pass 1910
Korean scenery: the Peking Pass

Background imageKorean Collection: Cheonggyecheon Stream at dusk, Seoul, South Korea

Cheonggyecheon Stream at dusk, Seoul, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: Lotte World Tower and Han River at dusk, Seoul, South Korea

Lotte World Tower and Han River at dusk, Seoul, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: Lotte World Tower, Seoul, South Korea

Lotte World Tower, Seoul, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: Traditional houses in Bukchon Hanok village at dusk, Seoul, South Korea

Traditional houses in Bukchon Hanok village at dusk, Seoul, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: Traditional houses in Bukchon Hanok village at sunrise, Seoul, South Korea

Traditional houses in Bukchon Hanok village at sunrise, Seoul, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: Traditional houses in Bukchon Hanok village at dawn, Seoul, South Korea

Traditional houses in Bukchon Hanok village at dawn, Seoul, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit

Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea
(L to R): Jessica Michibata (JPN) and Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren. Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: 5th F3 Korea Super Prix

5th F3 Korea Super Prix
Richard Antinucci (USA) Hitech Racing. 5th F3 Korea Super Prix, Changwon City, Korea, 21-23 November 2003. DIGITAL IMAGE

Background imageKorean Collection: Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit

Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea
Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 in the drivers autograph session. Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea

Background imageKorean Collection: Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit

Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea
Felipe Massa (BRA) Ferrari F2012. Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Friday 12 October 2012

Background imageKorean Collection: Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit

Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea
Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Lotus E21. Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Qualifying, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Saturday 5 October 2013. BEST IMAGE

Background imageKorean Collection: 5th F3 Korea Super Prix

5th F3 Korea Super Prix
F3 driver group photo. 5th F3 Korea Super Prix, Changwon City, Korea, 21-23 November 2003. DIGITAL IMAGE

Background imageKorean Collection: Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Korean Grand Prix, Race, Korea International Circuit

Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Korean Grand Prix, Race, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea
Felipe Massa (BRA) Ferrari F2012. Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Korean Grand Prix, Race, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Sunday 14 October 2012

Background imageKorean Collection: Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit

Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea
Sergio Perez (MEX) McLaren MP4-28. Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Korean Grand Prix, Practice, Korea International Circuit, Yeongam, South Korea, Friday 4 October 2013




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"Exploring the Rich Cultural Heritage of Korea: From Propaganda Posters to Historical Landmarks" Immerse yourself in the captivating world art and history as you journey through this diverse nation. In Wonsan City, North Korea, a propaganda poster catches your eye, showcasing the indomitable spirit of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK). The vibrant colors and intricate details speak volumes about their unwavering patriotism. Venturing further into Pyongyang, you encounter a mesmerizing painting depicting the Great Leaders, Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung. This masterpiece pays homage to their influential legacies that have shaped North Korea's path. It serves as a reminder of their enduring presence in every corner of this enigmatic city. As you make your way to Seoul in South Korea, signs beckon with modernity and innovation. The bustling streets reflect an amalgamation of tradition and progress that define Asia's dynamic landscape. Witnessing these signs is like witnessing Seoul's heartbeat - pulsating with energy and ambition. Delving into history once again, you stumble upon an evocative photograph from 1953 during the Korean War. The USS Shelton and USS Antietam refuel from the tanker USS Tolovana amidst turbulent waters. The image captures both resilience and camaraderie among soldiers fighting for peace on Korean shores. Intriguingly contrasting with war imagery is Yi Jeong's "Bamboo in the Wind, " a serene painting from early 17th century Korea. Its delicate brushstrokes convey harmony between nature and humanity—a testament to how art can transcend time while capturing life's ephemeral beauty. Across oceans lies Washington D. C. 's Korean War Veterans Memorial—honoring those who sacrificed for freedom during one of history's most significant conflicts. Here stands a poignant reminder that bravery knows no boundaries or nationalities; it unites us all under one shared human experience.