Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Brooklyn, Coney Island

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    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Kohl Tube Inscribed for Amunhotep III and Queen Tiye

Shaped like a slender reed flute, this tube once contained eye paint called kohl that would have been applied with a wooden or faience stick...

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.

 
Lantern Slide Collection: Brooklyn, Coney Island  –  Showing images 1 - 13 of 13
 
  • Folder: Brooklyn, Coney Island
    • Date: 1899-1900
    • Call Number: S10_21_Brooklyn_Coney_Island
    • 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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