Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Brooklyn municipal buildings

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On View: Amulet in the Form of the God Bes

Bes was popularly worshipped as protector of women and infants, and as a facilitator of fertility. Shown standing on the head and shoulders ...

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: Cylindrical Toilet Box with Swivelled Cover

    The band of incised decoration running around the circumference of this vessel shows the seated figure of a man named lpuy at a banquet. An ...

     
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    • Folder: Brooklyn municipal buildings
      • Date: ca. 1880-1900
      • Call Number: S10_11_Brooklyn_Municipal_Buildings
      • 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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