This figure a woman holding a mirror is of a picture type known as an allegory, or symbolic figure. The mirror refers to the fortunes of lov...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Thenet, who held the important temple office of “chantress of the god Amun,” presents offerings of lotus flowers, round loaves o...
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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