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...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
A low-ranking priest named An dedicated this modest stela to both the goddess Hathor, "Chief One of Thebes," and to the Eleventh Dynasty kin...
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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