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Imperial Korean Passport

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1905 Imperial Korean passport The passport shown here was issued by the Imperial Korean Foreign Office in Seoul on the 27th day of the 3rd month of the 9th year of 光武 (E Kwangmu, F Kwangmon). As a solar date…

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INYAN MAGAZINE (NEW YORK, USA) A weekly Jewish magazine which covers a range of Jewish relevant topics that inform and inspire their readers. Here a six-page article on the history of passports including an interview with me. FINE BOOKS &…

Sugihara UNESCO Project

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Yaotsu, Gifu prefecture, Japan – Sugihara’s birthplace, where also the Chiune Sugihara Memorial Hall is located As you may know, UNESCO’s Memory of the World Program is a United Nations initiative to safeguard the documentary heritage of humanity. Our hope…

The Passport Photo And It’s History

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2015 was actually the 100th anniversary of the passport photo but it was unfortunately not much communicated or even celebrated. Only the British newspaper “The Sunday Post” published a brief article in March 2015. The history of Man’s most travelled…