국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Kim Ok-gyun's Letter to the Queen Dowager
  • Culture/Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Paper

  • Author

    Kim Oak-Gyun(金玉均)

  • Dimensions

    248.3x29.5cm

  • Accession Number

    Bongwan 10115

This is a letter submitted by Kim Ok-gyun to Queen Dowager Sinjeong [the wife of the Crown Prince (posthumously enthroned as king) of the 23rd king of Joseon]; Queen Dowager Hyojeong [the wife of King Heonjong (the 24th king)]; and Queen Dowager Cheorin [the wife of King Cheoljong (the 25th king)] in the first year of the reign of King Gojong (the 26th king of Joseon). The letter is presumed to be connected with the honorific titles presented to these women.