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Wealthy Lady in her Sedan Chair

c. 1890-1923


The sedan even has a fancy windshield.

A Korean lady prepares to be carried through the streets in her sedan chair, c. 1890-1923.

Library of Congress Prints and Photos, Frank and Francis Carpenter Collection

A wealthy Korean woman sits in her sedan chair, attended by two bearers and her maid servant. The maid seems to be prepared to provide "air conditioning" for the lady's journey.

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