Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    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: Falcon Head Terminal from Necklace

The Egyptians associated the majestic falcon, symbol of the sky god Horus, with the king as early as Dynasty 1 (circa 3100–2800

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: Gold Weight

    Gold was extremely important in the economic and political life of the Akan kingdoms of southern Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. Until ...

     
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    • Folder: Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences
      • Call Number: S10_11_Brooklyn_Institute_of_Arts_and_Sciences  
      • Series: Views: Brooklyn, Long Island, Staten Island
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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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