Monument to the “Sherman Incident”, Pyongyang, May 2009

 
 
Description: 
Monument to the “Sherman Incident”, Pyongyang, May 2009. The Sherman Incident was a clash between the armed crew of a merchant vessel, the General Sherman, and Korean authorities and civilians which occurred in 1866, and is viewed as a crucial historical event in North Korean historiography.
 
Creator: 
Tessa Morris-Suzuki
 
Date original created: 
2009 May
 
Digital image source type: 
Original digital capture of a real life scene