Mr. E.H. Wilson surrounded by Japanese officials and members of the forestry department. The Japanese took a keen interest in the botanist’s explorations and extended to him every courtesy. The Gendarmes in the outlying sections of Korea rendered him valuable aid. Mr. Wilson says Korea is in a better condition under Japanese rule than it has been for 300 years. [Title from verso of photo mount.] 9.5 x 13.5 cm. Gelatin silver process on paper.
E.H. Wilson surrounded by Japanese officials from the forestry department (Korea) 1914
[Title from recto of sleeve.]
Alternate Title: Group of men in both traditional and Western dress on lawn
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