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Old Korea Images - Photographs - " Dr. John W. Heron, M.D. - First medical missionary (Presbyterian) to be appointed to Korea (1885), and who, with Dr. Horace N. Allen, established the first modern hospital in Seoul (the fore-runner of Severance Hospital). Dr. Heron died after only five years service and was the first to be buried in the Foreign Cemetary allotted by the court. Mrs. Esson M. (Annie Heron) Gale is his eldest daughter. Another daughter, the widow of Charles J. Carroll, jessie lives in Vurginia."
FormatPhotograph
Description1 page
LanguageEnglish
SubjectMissions
NotesMoffett Korea Collection. Photographs. Albums of Selected Old Korea Images. Album D - Part 3, Photographs sent to Yonsei, 1890-1932. Album D, Part 3.
CollectionMoffett Korea Collection
Subcollection: Photographs
Subcollection: Photographs, Albums
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
SponsorHenry Luce Foundation
RightsCopyright Not EvaluatedCopyright Not EvaluatedDigitized collections are made accessible for purposes of education and research. More...
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