[KS] Percival Lowell
almakoreana at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 16:43:52 EDT 2015
Professor Samuel Hawley should have an answer but in case he misses your
here are some names;
1. Mrs. Foote
2. Minister Foote's personal secretary(young male) - lived at the Legation
3. U.S. Navy Lt. Bernard, Smithsonian(museum) attache - lived at the
1. Mr. Joey, Smithonian Attache
2. a couple Westerners (British?) working for the Korean Customs Service.
According to U.S. Navy Lt. George Foulk(He arrived in Korea May 31, 1884),
Lowell had a Korean woman and had a boy between them.
For detail accounts of early Westerners in Korea, please read following
books edited by
Prof. Samuel Hawley, ex-English Professor at Yonsei University, Seoul.
AMERICA'S MAN IN KOREA
The Private Letters of George C, Foulk, 1884-1997, 2007
INSIDE THE HERMIT KINGDOM
The 1884 Korea Travel Diary of George Clayton Foulk, 2007
On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 12:51 PM, Hyung Pai <hyungpai at eastasian.ucsb.edu>
> Dear Koreanists,
> I am working on a paper on Percival Lowell and his travel photographs, In
> his widely read travelogue ( Land of the Morning Calm during the Winter of
> 1882-83, he brags that he was amongst 9 Westerners residing in Seoul at the
> He mentions Lucius Foote, and Von Moellendorf ( not including his Japanese
> wife and two kids),
> Is this true? Who would the 7 others be? Can we confirm who they are. This
> time period early 1880s in Korean history is a new area for me .
> Hyung Il Pai
> Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies
> HSSB Building, University of California, Santa Barbara
> CA 93106
> Fax: 805-893-7671
> Email: hyungpai at eastasian.ucsb.edu
> Dept Home-page profile:
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Koreanstudies