Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: 1870

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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Stamp Seal of Meru the 'Answerer of Horus [the King]'

Like many cylinder seals, Middle Kingdom stamp seals such as this one belonged to high-ranking government officials and had the name and tit...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Foundering

    At the top of the mast of the failing ship in this painting is an inverted flag of the Confederate States (two red and one white stripe, wit...

     
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    The Brooklyn Museum's lantern slide collection was started by the Museum's curator of fine arts, William Henry Goodyear, in the late nineteenth century. The Museum's Libraries and Archives now holds 11,710 glass lantern slides, and selections can be seen here.

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