The Story of Jang Baik


From: Korea

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Title The Story of Jang Baik
Object Number 5881
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Korean
Provenience Korea
Period 19th Century
Date Made 1880's
Section Asian
Materials Paper
Iconography Jang Baik
Inscription Language Korean Language

Book. Jang Baek Jeon 張伯傳 (The Story of Jang Baek). The author is unknown. An old tale set in the Yuan Dynasty about a Korean man, Jang Baik (장백), and his involvement in war. This edition of the book was created using print blocks sometime in the 1880's as similar copies exist with dates from this time period.

Height 23 cm
Width 18.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Pepper, 1890

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