A tomb statue provided an eternal image for the deceased's spirit to inhabit in order to receive the offerings needed in the afterlife. Anci...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
These tiles set in a plain, painted wooden frame were probably arranged in this manner for display in a showroom, as opposed to the more ela...
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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