One of the main sources of lighting fuel in the colonial period and well into the nineteenth century was whale oil. Consequently, hunting fo...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
An X radiograph of this portrait reveals a compositional change invisible to the naked eye: the elimination of an elaborate blue drape that ...
William Henry Goodyear (1846–1923) was the Brooklyn Museum's first curator of fine arts. A finding aid to the collection and an extensive selection of his photographs, either taken or collected by him, are now available online.
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