Jangseung (장승): Picturing Canterbury

Jangseung (장승). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0. CCL-Kete-44518.

Jangseung (장승), Korean guardian poles, at Songpa-Gu Sister City Garden (송파구 자매도시 가든) in Halswell Quarry Park. 18 February 2018.

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