Sokkuram Grotto, Korea: Buddhist Shrine [002]

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Title Sokkuram Grotto, Korea: Buddhist Shrine [002]
Collection Name and Number P0479 Lennox and Catherine Tierney Photo Collection
Photo Number Box 61, Special Lectures, Special Lecture, East & South East Asia, 3
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 1998; 1999; 2000
Subject Buddhist temples--Korea--Photographs; Buddhist shrines--Korea--Photographs; Hermitages--Korea--Photographs; Pulguksa (Kyŏngju-si, Korea). Sŏkkuram--Korea--Photographs; Signs and signboards--Korea--Photographs; Korea
Keywords Kyoungju; Kyŏngju-si; Gyeongju; Gyeongju-si; Tohamsan; Toham-san; T'ohamsan; Sokkuram; Seokguram; Bulguksa; Pulguksa
Spatial Coverage Korea (South); Kyŏngju-si (Korea)
Description Photo shows a sign at Seokguram Grotto / Sukkuram Grotto, South Korea
Caption on Slide Sign at Sokkuram Grotto, South Korea.
Additional Information Image was scanned from (faded) color slide. Note: The Seokguram Grotto is a hermitage and part of the Bulguksa temple complex. It lies four kilometers east of the temple on Mt. Tohamsan, in Gyeongju, South Korea. It is classified as National Treasure No. 24 by the South Korean government and is located at 994, Jinhyeon-dong, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsanbuk-do. The grotto overlooks the Sea of Japan (East Sea) and rests 750 meters above sea level. In 1962, it was designated the 24th national treasure of Korea. In 1995, Seokguram was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List together with the Bulguksa Temple.--Wikipedia.
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/s6514fnt
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 2011-06-20
Date Modified 2015-10-02
ID 335773
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6514fnt
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