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

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    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Fragment of a Tomb Painting with Seated Woman Holding a Lotus

This fragment of wall painting from a tomb depicts a woman sitting on a green mat, inhaling the fragrance of a blue lotus. Sealed jars of be...

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: Mirror Handle

    This exquisitely carved Chimú mirror handle originally held a pyrite mirror in the concave area at the back. The object’s depic...

     
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    • 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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