These tiles set in a plain, painted wooden frame were probably arranged in this manner for display in a showroom, as opposed to the more ela...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
The hieroglyphic text on this relief mentions two rites performed for the king—pouring water and fumigation—as well as offerings...
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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