Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Thebes

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Fashioned much like a funerary figurine, or shabti, this statuette of a man named Hori features the fastidious braided wig and the loose, fl...

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: Head of a Woman

    The shape of this statue's headdress, though fragmentary, indicates that the subject is a non-royal woman. Her image has considerable delica...

     
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    • Folder: Thebes
      • Call Number: S10_08_Thebes
      • Series: Views, Objects: Egypt
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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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