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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Seoul, Seoul (special city), South Koreaen_US
dc.coverage.temporalbegun 1395 (creation); rebuilt 1990-2029 (restoration)en_US
dc.creatorT’aejo, King of Koreaen_US
dc.date1395en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-07-01T18:40:53Z
dc.date.available2016-07-01T18:40:53Z
dc.date.issued1395en_US
dc.identifier265653en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 3442en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/181711
dc.descriptionSajeongjeon (King's Meeting Hall) interior, small throne with painting of five peaks, sun and moon (royal symbols); The largest of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon dynasty, Gyeongbokgung served as the home of Kings of the Joseon [Chosŏn (medieval to modern) also known as Yi] dynasty, the Kings' households, as well as the government. The Yi dynasty ruled the Korean peninsula from 1392 to 1910, founded by Yi Sŏng-gye, posthumously known as King T’aejo (reigned 1392-1398). The palace was burnt and abandoned for three centuries following the Imjin War (1592-1598). In 1865-1872, all 7,700 rooms were restored along with 500 buildings over a 40 hectare site. In the early 20th century, much of the palace was systematically destroyed (all but 10 buildings) by Imperial Japan. Since the 1990s, the walled palace complex is gradually being reconstructed to its original form, with buildings built during Japanese occupation being pulled down, including the Japanese Government-General Building (removed 1996). By the end of 2009, it was estimated that approximately 40 percent of the structures that were standing before the Japanese occupation of Korea were restored or reconstructed; another 20 years of rebuilding is planned. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 6/29/2015)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; clay roof tile; wooden_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectrulers and leadersen_US
dc.subjectKorea--History--Japanese occupation, 1910-1945en_US
dc.subjectRestoration and conservationen_US
dc.subjectYi (Korean culture or period)en_US
dc.titleGyeongbokgung Palaceen_US
dc.title.alternativeKyŏngbok Palaceen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-SK-GP-A75en_US
vra.culturalContextKoreanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling), carving (processes)en_US
vra.worktyperoyal palaceen_US
vra.worktypehistoric siteen_US
dc.contributor.displayT’aejo, King of Korea (Korean patron, 1335-1408)en_US


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