Temples: Haeinsa Temple, Gaya Mountain, South Korea [017]

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Title Temples: Haeinsa Temple, Gaya Mountain, South Korea [017]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 43, Korea, Temples, Haein-sa Monastery, 17
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1945
Subject Buddhist temples--Korea--Photographs; Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism--Korea--Photographs; Architecture, Korean--Korea--Photographs; Wooden beams--Korea--Photographs; Buddhist painting--Korea--Photographs; Korea
Keywords Haeinsa Temple; Haein-sa Monastery; Gyeongsang Namdo; Gyeongsangnam-do; Tanchong; Tanch'ŏng; Dancheong; Chogye
Spatial Coverage Korea (South); Kyŏngsang-namdo (Korea)
Description Photograph of painted wooden beams and view of path, Haeinsa Temple, Gaya Mountain, South Korea
Caption on Slide Path, Haeinsa Temple, Gaya Mountain, South Korea.
Additional Information Image was scanned from color slide. Note: Haeinsa Temple ("Reflections on a Smooth Sea") is an important Buddhist temple on Gaya Mountain in Gyeongsang province, South Korea. Founded in the 9th century and rebuilt in the 19th century, it is best known for its complete copy of the Buddhist scriptures, the Tripitaka Koreana.--Sacred Destinations website. Note: The Tripitaka Koreana are the world's most comprehensive version of Buddhist texts. They were engraved on 80,000 woodblocks between 1237 and 1248. The storage halls at Haeinsa Temple, known as Janggyeong Panjeon, were constructed to house the woodblocks.--UNESCO website. Note: Haeinsa Temple is one of the Three Jewel Temples of Korea.--Wikipedia. Note: Appears to be view through a gate structure. Note: Original caption information provided for this image: "Hae-in T. Scilla Dyn with later restorations Korea."
Type Image
Creator Tierney, Lennox
Rights Management This material may be protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archivist, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
ARK ark:/87278/s6jd5d1x
Digitization Specifications Original scanned on Nikon Coolscan 5000 and saved as 2700 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm as JP2000.
Donor Lennox Tierney; Catherine Tierney
Setname uum_lctpc
Date Created 2011-04-06
Date Modified 2013-10-16
ID 333773
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6jd5d1x
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