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King Gojong
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: July 13, 2013
Caption: King Gojong
Additional Description: King Gojong acquired 15 Logan Circle in 1889. In 1897, he declared Korea an empire and himself Emperor, ending Korea's tributary relationship to China. He abdicated to his son in 1907. In 1910 Korea was annexed to the expanding Japanese Empire and the legation on Logan Circle belonged to Japan.
Close-up of a display at 15 Logan Circle

Submitted: July 15, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p247444
File Size: 1.990 Megabytes

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