Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Brooklyn, Prospect Park

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On View: Stela of Amenemhat

The four lines of hieroglyphic text at the top of this stela list what every Egyptian wanted in the afterlife: “thousands of portions ...

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: Rome Representative of the Arts

    During the 1890s a new classicism in architecture led to the demand for large, decorative wall paintings that recalled the classical past. T...

     
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    • Folder: Brooklyn, Prospect Park
      • Date: 1898-1900
      • Call Number: S10_21_Brooklyn_Prospect_Park
      • 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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