To represent sounds and ideas, the Egyptian system of hieroglyphic writing employed signs in the form of complete or partial images of human...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
In her Waterfall series, Pat Steir has explored the imagery of water, continuing her fascination with landscape. This work, which verges on ...
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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