Elmer Veldkamp: Highlights from the Korea Collection (2014)


Highlights from the Korea Collectionboek Korea collectie

A new publication in the Collection Series of Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde

Highlights from the Korea collection of Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde is the first substantial study that describes the history of and artefacts in the extensive Korea collection of the museum. Navigating its way through the oldest collection of Korean cultural artefacts in Europe, this book contains a selection of 137 beautiful ethnographic objects that illustrate all aspects of the everyday living environment in Korea of the 1900s. You will encounter the beauty of Korean material culture in items ranging from clothing and accessories to daily utensils, household items and objects related to religion, entertainment and art.

author Elmer Veldkamp, junior curator Korea collections

isbn 9789460223594
list price: EUR 29,50
paperback, 110 pages

21,5 x 28 cm


enkele pagina’s

Ceremonial sword - yedo; hwando 19th century

Ceremonial sword – yedo; hwando 19th century