Libraries and Archives: Lantern Slide Collection: Various

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Statuette of a Cloaked Figure

Late Dynasty 12 sculptors introduced a new subject: the male figure wearing a full-length, enveloping cloak. This new form—demonstrate...

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: Conical Lid

    A complex locking device once secured this lid to a low, flat pottery base resembling a soup bowl. First, three or four strings were attache...

     
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    • Folder: Various
      • Date: 1877-1900
      • Call Number: S10_12_Various
      • Series: Views: 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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