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On View: Tankard

A tankard made out of valuable material was part of its owner's capital. In the eighteenth century, a tankard might cost more than the annua...

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.


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Crossposting Collection Assets
April 12, 2010 12:36pm
Collection assets are being posted to Wikimedia Commons and the Internet Archive automatically.  read more...
Gallery Tag!
March 25, 2010 12:35pm
A game for playing tag within the galleries is launched on the mobile site.  read more...
Mobile Web
March 24, 2010 12:33pm
Mobile website launched including an overhaul for BklynMuse. 
Floodgates Open
March 11, 2010 12:30pm
Policy change to release records online first, then vet information later. Added "record completeness meter" to collection records. Release of study images. Overhauled comments area.  read more...
Collection Labs
February 23, 2010 12:29pm
Released a labs area for the collection online in order to play and experiment with data.  read more...
Object Rights Status
January 12, 2010 12:27pm
Rights status of objects are released including identifying which fall under "no known copyright" and others released under a Creative Commons license.  read more...
Data Entry
December 14, 2009 12:25pm
Object labels, archival press releases, exhibition didactics and objects in exhibitions go online.  read more...
August 26, 2009 12:22pm
Web-based mobile application released that functions as a people-powered recommendation system for use in the galleries.   read more...
Freeze Tag!
May 21, 2009 12:17pm
New tagging game released allowing Posse members the ability to delete tags and clean up tagging anomalies.   read more...
Tag! You're It! Modifications
May 1, 2009 12:14pm
Modifications made to Tag! You're It! to allow for greater customization as Posse members tag our collection.  read more...
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by Yekaterina Barbash
on June 19, 2012

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by Richard Aste
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by Yekaterina Barbash
on May 17, 2012

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