Collections: API

  • 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 Seated Cat

Although initially depicted as a lioness, the goddess Bastet was later represented as a cat. Because the dominant orientation of Egyptian wr...

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: Female Offering Bearer

    This semi-clad woman in a fringed coat and shawl must once have been part of a row of tomb figures bringing offerings for the deceased. She ...


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    Returned in the context of calls to library.getImages


    library_catalog_id (Required)
    Library catalog id of the record that this image belongs to. (e.g. B5677798)
    uri (Required)
    URI to the page on
    image_uri (Required)
    The standard derivative source of the image.
    thumb_uri (Required)
    The source of the thumb derivative.
    filename (Required)
    image_id (Optional)
    Internal image id (e.g., "9986").
    caption (Optional)
    Image caption (e.g., "H. B. Judy at Laguna, N.M., 1906.").
    page (Optional)
    Page in the item from which this image was scanned. (e.g., "v.1, p.2").
    credit (Required)
    A string giving credit to the entity retaining rights to the photograph/scan.
    date (Optional)
    Image date (e.g., "1906").
    imaging_project_name (Optional)
    Imaging project name (e.g., "tipi").
    is_color (Required)
    Indicates whether image is a color photograph/scan or black&white. Either 'true' or 'false'.
    notes (Optional)
    Imaging notes (e.g., "1907, p.59c").
    file_source (Optional)
    Image file source (e.g., "b/w photographic print").
    image_source_size (Optional)
    Image file source size (e.g., "5.5 x 3.5 in (14 x 8.9 cm) )").

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