Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Thebes

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On View: Power Figure (Nkishi)

To judge by the proliferation of tacks on this nkishi, its function was probably to protect the owner and his or her family from smallpox, a...

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: Ceremonial Staff (Kibango)

    Luba chiefs, spiritual leaders, and diviners all use carved staffs as symbols of authority. On many staffs, as in most Luba arts of authorit...

     
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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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