Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Abu Simbel

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

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    This figure’s protruding abdomen allowed room for the insertion of various medicines by an nganga (ritual specialist) to activate the ...

     

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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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