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Jaseungcha Blueprint
Jaseungcha Blueprint
Jaseungcha, which is similar to an automatic water pump, was invented in 1810 by Gunam whose intention was to help farming areas to overcome drought. Jaseungcha works based on the velocity of the river which is almost same with the contemporary principle of waterpower generation. Since it is based on a number of scientific principles, to produce Jaseungcha was possible only having extensive knowledge about fluid mechanics. The reason why Gunam named it Jaseungcha was the machine foll…

The Map of the World
The Map of the World
The map of the world which Gunam produced was Western pattern, and shows words at the top of it. Gunam thought his map was based on the map drawn by missionary Matteo Ricci (whose name can be translated 利瑪竇 in chinese). However, in fact, his map is based on the map from 『Jikbangyoiki』publicated by missionary Giulio Aleni in 1623. The fact that Gunam produced the map of the world is very significant implying that one was willing to set up their status in the world.

The Map of the Korea
The Map of the Korea
Gunam produced the map of the Korea in 1811 enunciating the eight provinces of Korea. The eight provinces of Korea are colored based on the rule of Five Elements, so, five colors were used in the map. Not only is clear the outline of the map, but it is also outstanding for delicate colors. The map was drawn five years earlier than Daedongyeojido by Kim Jungho which is also very famous for the map of the Korea.

Haeyousihwachub
Haeyousihwachub
Haeyousihwachub is a sketchbook of Gunam including his drawings in 1842, when he was exiled to Boryung. He went sight-seeing to the sea of Boryung with other five classical scholars, and made the journey into poems and pictures in the sketchbook.