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: Mirror

The hairstyle of the nude female figure on the handle of this mirror—thick braids surrounding the face—was popular in the middle...

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 Winged Man-Headed Figure Facing Right

    The figures in the reliefs from King Ashur-nair-pal II’s palace, including the king himself, are sometimes depicted with wrist- and he...

     
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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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