Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Middle Kingdom

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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
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    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: Face of a Lion

The material, size, and carving style of this face are typical of statues of the goddess Sakhmet, such as the one displayed in the adjacent ...

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: Relief of Mourning Men, Roughly Rectangular Slab

    This relief fragment shows two men, on the right, who make the gestures of mourners. The small cuts in the stone surface above and in front ...

     
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    • Folder: Middle Kingdom
      • Call Number: S10_08_Middle_Kingdom
      • 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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