During and even immediately after the Civil War, very few American artists undertook direct representations of the catastrophic conflict or ...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
“Musicales,” social evenings featuring music making, and their depiction in painting were exceedingly popular during the late ni...
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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