Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: 1930

  • 1st Floor
    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: Nes-Peka-Shuti Relief: Fragmentary Block

Tomb reliefs magically repeated the rituals required to transport the deceased to the afterlife and maintain him or her once there. The weal...

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: Snuff Container (Tesa Ya Ma Kanya)

    The body of this female figure seated on a chair has been hollowed out to hold snuff. The head and neck serve as a stopper. Containers such ...

     
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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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