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The Visual Embodiment of Women in the Korea Mission Field

Choi, Hyaeweol


This article explores the role of missionary photography in enhancing our understanding of Christian mission history. It specifically focuses on the visual embodiment of women whose lives and stories have largely been overlooked in the history of Korean Christianity. Tracing the early pictorial images of women in relation to missionary writings, the article demonstrates the ways in which photographs�either in natural or staged settings�were taken, circulated, and appropriated for the purposes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Korean Studies


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