Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Brooklyn, Coney Island

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    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
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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: Saint Lawrence Intercedes for the Soul of Emperor Henry II

A horizontal panel that supports the main altarpiece, a predella often presents narrative scenes from the life of the saint or holy figure w...

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: Left Foot from an Anthropoid Coffin

    The pliability of wood allows for more detailed and naturalistic carving than stone. Because of the scarcity and cost of the material in anc...

     
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    • Folder: Brooklyn, Coney Island
      • Date: 1899-1900
      • Call Number: S10_21_Brooklyn_Coney_Island
      • Series: Views: U.S., Brooklyn
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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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