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Digital Collections from the Met Museum Libraries

Visual highlights of the rare and unique materials being digitized by the Met Museum Libraries. See more from the Digital Collections from the Met Libraries here: http://met.org/S3VBZu

Maison Murat: fondée en 1850, 1900s. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b18029693)

Album of Sketches for Lacquer Decoration (Makie 蒔絵), 1850. Japanese Illustrated Books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of Asian Art. Rogers Fund, 1923 (b18374281)

Stock lines. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b17613516). | “Clarks lodore tie with ‘pussyfoot’ rubber souls” #shoes

Aleppo (Syria): Firdaws Madrasa: plan. The Ernst Herzfeld Papers. The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York. Department of Islamic Art. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1943

Home book of fashions, 1917. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b17346836) | “Correct clothes for High School” #fashion

Mardi Gras 1, Plate 031. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17509853) | “White rabbit” Mardi Gras outfit. #fashion

Encyclopedia of Western Art (Kōmō zatsuwa 紅毛雑話): [volume 5], 1787. Japanese Illustrated Books The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of Asian Art, Seymour Fund, 1956 (b18374232)

Guide to the collections: prints / by A. Hyatt Mayor, curator. 1964. Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b10448615) | The humorous title of this Daumier drawing is, “The Fruits of Bad Dramatic Training”

Aleppo (Syria): Lower Maqam Ibrahim Mosque: star and polygon pattern from a doorframe. The Ernst Herzfeld Papers. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of Islamic Art, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1943. | From our growing collection of Ernst Herzfeld Papers.

The Cesnola collection of Cypriot art: stone sculpture / Antoine Hermary and Joan R. Mertens, 2014. Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b18253726) | This is from a recently digitized collection catalog.

Shi-yee Liu edited by Maxwell K. Hearn. Straddling East and West : Lin Yutang, a modern literatus : the Lin Yutang family collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy, 2007. Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (b16279955)

Women 1900-1914, Plate 073. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Leo Van Witsen (b17509853) #fashion

New York collects : paintings, watercolors and sculpture from private collections, 1968. Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (b10449401)

Illustrated catalogue of masterpieces of modern etchings, including the collections of Joseph Flanagan of Boston, Massachusetts, and George Kleine of Chicago, Illinois, 1919. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library

Gyokushō Kawabata (1842-1913). Shuga Hyakudai (Shūga hyakudai 習画百題) : [volume 3 of five], 1898. Japanese Illustrated Books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Walter G. de Berg, 1962 (JIB177) #illustrations

Women 1922, Plate 044. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17509853) #fashion

Book of Humorous Poems "Hundred Thousand Birds" (Kyōka momochidori 狂歌百千鳥), 1830. Japanese Illustrated Books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of Asian Art. Rogers Fund, 1918 (b18374220)

Costumes inédits / de Aine-Montaillé, 1, Place Vendôme, Paris; dessins fantaisistes de Mich, 1906. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b1821020x)

Greek temples / by Isabel Hoopes Grinnell, 1943. Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (b1034536x) | “The Temple of Zeus at Olympia” #mythology

Queens of quality, after 1905. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b16799495)

Illustrated catalogue of early line engravings, mezzotints and examples of the work of S. Arlent Edwards, 1916. Auction Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (14669407) | “P. Vanderbanck --- William, Duke of Hamilton” #portraits

About the Round table / by Margaret R. Scherer, 1945. Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (b10394485) | “The history of King Arthur”

Sketch book (Funpon 粉本), 19th century. Japanese Illustrated Books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of Asian Art (b18374293)

Gaston 1930-1950. Bergdorf Goodman Sketches. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Costume Institute (875645157) #fashion

Catalogue of the American Institute Photographic Salon: December fourth to twenty-third, MDCCCXCIX, at the new galleries of the nstitute, no's. nineteen twenty-one West Forty-fourth Street, near Fifth Ave, 1899. Pictorialist Photography: Exhibition Catalogs, 1891-1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Joyce F. Menschel Photography Library, Department of Photographs (825778225) | “Egypt by C. Yarnall Abbott” #photography