Koo Bohnchang talks about George Rose
Koo Bohnchang talks about George RoseContributors
Koo Bohnchang talks about Clunes-born photographer George Rose. He photographed Korea at the turn of the 20th century.
Koo Bohnchang: George Rose visit Korea 1904. That’s the year of war between Russia and Japan, and Korea already slowly colonized by Japan, and so George was just coming into Korea in very critical situation, politically. Japanese on the street, and Korean also on the street. And how the Japanese, they made the shops, and they built electricity. And really, that’s the moment that Korea change into colonization.