[KS] AGS Library map: 1861 Territorial Map of the Great East online
Kwang On Yoo
lovehankook at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 22:09:28 EST 2010
It is unbelievable that UWM/AGS has such a *UNIQUE 대동여지도.
*Ms. Cope, there is one more thing you should do - hosting a big 150 year
(1861-2011) symposium on *the MAP.
On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 1:01 PM, Angie Cope <acope at uwm.edu> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> I would like to bring to your attention that the American Geographical
> Society Library 1861 map "Daedong yeojido" or "Territorial map of the Great
> East" is online. You may follow this link to view all 22 sheets, 1 index
> sheet and 1 composite map:
> There are only three known copies of this map in the United States. Both
> the AGS Library at UW Milwaukee and UC Berkeley have the 1861 edition and an
> 1864 edition is held at Harvard.
> At the November 20, 2009 symposium "Korean maps of the 19th Century" (
> http://www4.uwm.edu/libraries/AGSL/korean_maps.cfm ) scholars from Korea
> identified a few notable features of the AGS Library's copy. First, the
> title page font matches that of the royal palace. Only one other known copy
> held in Korea shares this style title page. In addition, the AGS Library map
> has a hand drawn index sheet also showing the font of the royal palace. No
> such index sheet has ever been seen before and was likely made specially for
> George C. Foulk by King Kojong.
> Other materials displayed during the symposium were identified by Korean
> scholars Kihuk Kim (Pusan National University) and Kibong Lee (National
> Library of Korea) as very valuable to researchers. Those may be viewed
> Haejwa Jondo or [A native map of Chosen] -
> Whole map of Seoul, 2nd Book - http://collections.lib.uwm.edu/u?/agdm,605
> Yeojido [atlas of Korea from between 1823-1869] -
> Shannon McCune and George C. Foulk Photographs of Korea -
> Thank you.
> Angie Cope, Senior Academic Librarian
> American Geographical Society Library
> UW Milwaukee Libraries
> 2311 E. Hartford Avenue
> Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201
> Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm
> acope at uwm.edu
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