With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Friday, May 15, 2009

ACF 299: Missionary Photography in Korea

"Soongsil Christian Academy's Football Team"
P'yongyang, 1925
The Moffett Korea Collection
Special Collections of the Princeton Theological Seminary


The arrival of the first Western missionaries in Korea at the end of the 19th century coincided with the advent of photography. Pictures taken by the missionaries captured a country in the process of profound transformation.

The Korea Society will be hosting the photo exhibition Missionary Photography In Korea: Encountering The West Through Christianity from May 19 through August 14, 2009.

An Opening Reception will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2009, from 6:00-8:30 PM. It is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to Heewon Kim at 212.759.7525, ext. 355 or heewon.ny@koreasociety.org.

The Korea Society is located at 950 Third Avenue @ 57th Street, Eighth Floo, NY, NY. The building is on the SW corner and the entrance is on 57th Street.

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