Collection

Dongnipsinmun (The Independent), the First Korean Newspaper Published in Hangeul

  • Culture / Period

    Empire of Korea

  • Materials

    Paper - Other/ Miscellaneous

  • Dimensions

    31.0x46.0cm

  • Accession Number

    Gu 4317

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Dongnipsinmun, or The Independent, was the first Korean newspaper published in Hangeul by Seo Jae-pil in April 1896. The publication of this newspaper was an epoch-making event, but it was closed on December 4, 1899 due to a dispute with the government of the Great Han Empire.

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