The standing winged creature seen here is known as the nineheaded Bes figure, a divine protector of the birth of the king and of the sun. Th...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The vague forms of two smokestacks (attached to a printing factory near the artist\'s home in Montclair, New Jersey) are visible through the...
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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