One of the main sources of lighting fuel in the colonial period and well into the nineteenth century was whale oil. Consequently, hunting fo...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Most sculptures of deities, including the countless images of Osiris made during the Late and Ptolemaic Periods, were smaller than the statu...
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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