Objects like this were called “basins for libations.” Priests used them in tombs to receive poured offerings for the deceased, s...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Nothing is known for certain about the original use of stone carvings such as this one, since the area in which they were made suffered seve...
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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