A long homecoming
Jangryeolwanghu Gukjangdogam Uigwe, an illustrated guide to the state funeral of Queen Jangryeol in 1688, is one of the 297 volumes of Oegyujanggak Uigwe that was returned from France earlier this year.
A National Museum of Korea official reveals the ancient royal books, that were looted by French troops in 1866, to the media for the first time yesterday at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul. The museum will hold an exhibition of the royal books from July 19 to Sept. 18. [YONHAP]