Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Thebes

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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
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    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
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    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
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    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Mask (Nganga Diphombe)

This mask was worn by a Yombe nganga, or ritual expert. Its white color probably represents the spirit of a deceased person. White was also ...

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: Block with Sunk Relief and Inscriptions

    Egyptian religion during the Amarna Period is often characterized as monotheistic, but a detail on this block found at el Amarna casts some ...

     
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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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