Tomb reliefs magically repeated the rituals required to transport the deceased to the afterlife and maintain him or her once there. The weal...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Panel pipes were most likely carved as status symbols rather than for smoking. There is no evidence that this pipe was ever used, even thoug...
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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