Back to Search Results

    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  View Our Index
Korea
Description: The first moving pictures taken in Korea, by Burton Holmes. Shows Seoul, the Royal Archers, the Royal Dancers at the Palace, horsehair hat tying, workmen and the streets of Seoul shot from a trolley
Loading the player...

Log in to Download Large mp4 File

Find Similar

Send This Clip

If you wish to order less than the entire clip, enter the in and out time codes (00:00:00:00 to 00:00:00:00) in this box and click one of the links below

Add to Cart

Request a research DVD

Clip #: TFA-319B
Length: 5:12
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1900s
Filmmaker: Burton Holmes
Region: Far East
Country: Korea
City: Seoul
Subject: Street Scene
Original: 35mm
Keywords:
1899, Korea, Seoul, smiling Korean man wearing hat surrounded by plants, trolley POV street scenes, oxcarts, horse carts, pedestrians, straw thatched roof buildings, rickshaws, East Gate, Heunginjimun, Dongdaemun, pedestrians carrying umbrellas / parasols and wearing shawls over their heads for sun protection, women washing laundry, women and girls wearing traditional Korean attire, man securing his hair into topknot and putting on traditional Gat horsehair hat, Royal Archers, archery, enthusiastic children eating from bowls using spoons and their hands, Royal Dancers at the Palace, young women dressed in traditional Korean attire performing dances, workmen shoveling dirt in unison using agricultural tools tied together

Notes:
Transferred from 35mm. Original 35mm nitrate elements no longer available.


Help us Correct or Update the Description

The Travel Film Archive reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image or clip. If you violate our intellectual property you may be liable for: actual damages, loss of income, and profits you derive from the use of this image or clip, and, where appropriate, the costs of collection and/or statutory damages up to $150,000 (USD).
Back to top