Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Brooklyn residences

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    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
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    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
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    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Scrimshaw, Whale's Tooth

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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: Head of the God Osiris

    Most sculptures of deities, including the countless images of Osiris made during the Late and Ptolemaic Periods, were smaller than the statu...

     
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    • Folder: Brooklyn residences
      • Date: 1877-1910
      • Call Number: S10_21_Brooklyn_Residences
      • Series: Views: U.S., Brooklyn
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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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