National Geographic : 1945 Oct
Jap Rule in the Hermit Nation Frederick L. Hamilton from Three Lions Two Seoul Gentlemen, Pausing for a Chat, Unconsciously Pose for a Style Show Both wear the old fashion's white gown over baggy pants tied above the ankles. The leisured nobleman is Old Korea from horsehair hat to slippers. His percale socks are padded. The business man wears American-style straw hat, socks, shoes, and glasses, all made in Japan. Nippon's Rising Sun flies over the Bank of Chosen (Korea).