Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Abu Simbel

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    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
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    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Statuette of Re as a Standing Tomcat

Traced on the ear of many cat statuettes is the feather of Ma 'at (cosmic harmony), identifying them as manifestations of the sun god Re bec...

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: Letitia Wilson Jordan

    The subject here, Letitia Wilson Jordan, was the sister of Eakins’s friend and student David Wilson Jordan. Eakins had seen her at a p...

     
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    • Folder: Abu Simbel
      • Call Number: S10_08_Abu_Simbel
      • Series: Views, Objects: Egypt
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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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