Chosun Exhibition

The Chosun Exhibition was held to mark the 20th anniversary of the Japanese colony in Korea.[1] It was held at Gyeongbokgung, opened on 12 September 1929, ran until 31 October 1929[2][3] and was attended by 986,179 people.[4]

Chosun Exhibition
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Entrance to the Exhibition with Japanese General Government Building visible
Overview
BIE-classUnrecognized exposition
NameChosun Exhibition
Visitors986179
Participant(s)
Countries3
Location
CountryKorea
CityGyeongseong (Seoul)
VenueGyeongbokgung
Coordinates37°34′43″N 126°58′38″E / 37.57861°N 126.97722°E / 37.57861; 126.97722
Timeline
Opening12 September 1929
Closure31 October 1929

ContentsEdit

As well as a Reception Hall there were Navy, rice, fisheries,[5] Industries South,[6] Industries North, Electric Machinery, Ministry of Railways[7] Gyeonghoeru[5] and Jeonnam pavilions.[8] Japan itself was represented by the Domestic Pavilion.[9]

There was a Children's Land with a locomotive and a panoramic picture of elephants in India,[9] a moving pictures pavilion.[7] The Architectural Association of Chosun had a display of three model houses showing modern housing.[10] and the Gakutensoku robot was shown.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ishikawa, Atsuko, Common people involved with the Chosun Expo, as seen from visual records, p. 51, retrieved 6 December 2018
  2. ^ Kuitert, Wybe, From Gyeongbok Royal Palace to the Chosun Exposition:A Transformation in Space (PDF), archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-12-06, retrieved 2018-12-06
  3. ^ 朝鮮博覧会記念写真帖. Governor-General of Korea. 1930. p. 序.
  4. ^ Ishikawa, Atsuko, Common people involved with the Chosun Expo, as seen from visual records, p. 57, retrieved 6 December 2018
  5. ^ a b Ishikawa, Atsuko, Common people involved with the Chosun Expo, as seen from visual records, p. 56, retrieved 6 December 2018
  6. ^ Ishikawa, Atsuko, Common people involved with the Chosun Expo, as seen from visual records, p. 59, retrieved 6 December 2018
  7. ^ a b Ishikawa, Atsuko, Common people involved with the Chosun Expo, as seen from visual records, p. 60, retrieved 6 December 2018
  8. ^ Ishikawa, Atsuko, Common people involved with the Chosun Expo, as seen from visual records, p. 53, retrieved 6 December 2018
  9. ^ a b Ishikawa, Atsuko, Common people involved with the Chosun Expo, as seen from visual records, p. 61, retrieved 6 December 2018
  10. ^ Suh Kuee-Sook, Suh Kuee-Sook. "The Research on the Process and Floor Plan of Model Houses for The Chosun Exhibition in 1929". Journal of the Korean Housing Association.
  11. ^ Ishikawa, Atsuko, Common people involved with the Chosun Expo, as seen from visual records, p. 63, retrieved 6 December 2018