Animal-shaped pottery vessels mounted on oversized wheels had a long history in the ancient Middle East. This early example has the head of ...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Samuel Colman discovered the scenic beauty of the Mexican landscape for the first time in 1892—a moment when it was becoming an increa...
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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