Asen altars serve as monuments to the dead for the Fon. Placed in family shrines, they become the focus of interaction with ancestors. This ...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Several details indicate that this fragmentary head represents a king. The long back of the headdress and the side pieces that almost encirc...
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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