"Geomungo," a zither with six strings, is generally played while seated on the floor. The strings are plucked with a short bamboo stick.
|An hourglass-shaped drum or "Janggu"|
|A mandolin with four strings|
|Mouth-blown reed instrument called "Saenghwang" were displayed at the 1893 Chicago Exposition to represent the culture of Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910).|
/ Courtesy of National Gugak Center
|The Joseon pavilion at the 1893 Chicago Exposition is shown in this poster for an exhibit of traditional Korean instruments|
at the National Museum in Seoul.