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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


Digital Collections from the Met Museum Libraries

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Grès cérame, orvercéram éléments mosaíques d'or et d'argent, páte de verre / Produits céramiques de Maubeuge, société anonyme au capital de deux millions : Douzies-Maubeuge, Nord France. 1900. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #tiles #dreamhouse #tradecatalog | Covering the facade of your house in glazed porcelain tiles keeps moisture out (and looks pretty amazing, to boot).

Grès cérame, orvercéram éléments mosaíques d'or et d'argent, páte de verre / Produits céramiques de Maubeuge, société anonyme au capital de deux millions : Douzies-Maubeuge, Nord France :: Trade Catalogs

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Bergdorf Goodman sketches : Lanvin 1930-1950. 1939. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Costume Institute. Bergdorf Goodman sketches, 1929-1952. #sketches #lanvin | A festive dress from Jeanne Lanvin, circa 1939

Bergdorf Goodman sketches : Lanvin 1930-1950 :: Costume Institute

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Autographs and sketches from artist friends to Samuel P. Avery, 1874-1880 : [including autographletters, calling cards, receipts, etc.] 1879. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Manuscripts Samuel Putnam Avery Papers. #sketches | Serene sheep.

Autographs and sketches from artist friends to Samuel P. Avery, 1874-1880 : [including autograph letters, calling cards, receipts, etc.] :: Manuscripts

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Frederick S. Church letters to Mr. Chambers, 1899, undated. 1899. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Miscellaneous papers, 1781-1949 Manuscripts. #sketches | A bevy of creatures watches the artist at work.

Frederick S. Church letters to Mr. Chambers, 1899, undated :: Manuscripts

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Tissus C.I.M.S. : soieries, lingerie, blouses, robes en tissus C.I.M.S. 1931. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #tradecatalog #textiles | An illustration of C. I. M. S. textiles.

Tissus C.I.M.S. : soieries, lingerie, blouses, robes en tissus C.I.M.S :: Trade Catalogs

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La mode pour le Printemps 1922. 1922. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Thomas J. Watson Library.Trade Catalogs. #tradecatalog #purple #fashion | Some of Printemps’ lovely 1922 creations.

La mode pour le Printemps 1922 :: Trade Catalogs

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Special list of fine Persian rugs : in carpet sizes over ten feet in length. 1913. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Thomas J. Watson Library.Trade Catalogs. #tradecatalog #costikyanandco #carpet | Circa 1913, this Mongolian rug was considered the most expensive in America.

Special list of fine Persian rugs : in carpet sizes over ten feet in length :: Trade Catalogs

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Maison Murat : fondée en 1850. 1900s. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Thomas J. Watson Library.Trade Catalogs. #tradecatalog #cufflinks | Fine cufflinks from the 1900s.

Maison Murat : fondée en 1850 :: Trade Catalogs

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Memorial windows. 1896. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Department of American Art.Tiffany. #tradecatalog #tiffany #window | One of Tiffany & Co.’s memorial windows, from an 1896 catalog.

Memorial windows :: Tiffany Publications and Ephemeral Materials

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Temple of Hibis: Later Structures (Notes and Sketches), circa 1909-1910. 1909, 1910. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Department of Medieval Art and the Cloisters.Records of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Excavations of the Late Roman and Early Byzantine Sites in the Kharga Oasis. #sketches #templeofhibis #excavations | A sketch of an architectural detail of the Temple of Hibis.

Temple of Hibis: Later Structures (Notes and Sketches), circa 1909-1910 :: Records of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Excavations of the Late Roman and Early Byzantine Sites in the Kharga Oasis

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Catalogue des oeuvres exposées au neuviéme salon international de photographie du Photo-Club de Paris : au Petit Palais des Champs-Élysées du 3 mai au juin 1904. Cover of an exhibition catalog for a photography exhibition at the Photo-Club de Paris. (b17741348) From the Joyce F. Menschel Photography Library, Department of Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. | #metmuseum #menschelphotographylibrary #alfredstieglitz

Catalogue des oeuvres exposées au neuviéme salon international de photographie du Photo-Club de Paris : au Petit Palais des Champs-Élysées du 3 mai au juin 1904 :: Pictorialist Photography Exhibition Catalogs, 1891-1914, in The Menschel Library

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Ausstellung für künstlerische Photographie : Berlin 1899 / veranstaltet von der Freien Photographischen Vereinigung und der Deutschen Gesellschaftvon Freunden der Photographie in der kgl. Kunstakademie, Unter den Linden 38 , Februar und März 1899. Exhibition Catalog from the digital collection of Pictoralist Photography: Exhibition Catalogs, 1891-1914. (b11652056). Can be found in the Joyce F. Menschel Photography Library, Department of Photographs | #metmuseum #photography #photogravures

Ausstellung für künstlerische Photographie : Berlin 1899 / veranstaltet von der Freien Photographischen Vereinigung und der Deutschen Gesellschaft von Freunden der Photographie in der kgl. Kunstakademie, Unter den Linden 38 , Februar und März 1899 :: Pictorialist Photography Exhibition Catalogs, 1891-1914, in The Menschel Library

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Fashion plate of wedding attire from 1858 from the digital collection of Fashion plates, 1790-1929; Costume Institute Fashion Plates, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (b17509853) | #metmuseum #fashionplates #costumeinstitute #1858

Wedding 1820-1869, Plate 075 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates

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Advertisement in the back of an exhibition catalog for an exhibition of Pictoralist photography at the Photo-Club de Paris in 1904. | #metmuseum #menchellibrary #advertisement

Catalogue des oeuvres exposées au neuviéme salon international de photographie du Photo-Club de Paris : au Petit Palais des Champs-Élysées du 3 mai au juin 1904 :: Pictorialist Photography Exhibition Catalogs, 1891-1914, in The Menschel Library

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View of Easter plantings in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photograph from 1975. | #metmuseum #greathall #easter #flowers #1975

View of Easter plantings :: Metropolitan Museum of Art Images

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Specimens of electrotype cuts, issued by Barnhart Bros. & Spindler. 1900. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #electrotype #typespecimen #tradecatalog | An assortment of fish and game from the 1900 Barnhart Brothers & Spindler Stock Cut type specimen catalog.

Specimens of electrotype cuts, issued by Barnhart Bros. & Spindler :: Trade Catalogs

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Motifs décoratifs tirés des pochoirs japonais / par Th. Lambert. 1909. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #stencils #japan #decorative #tradecatalog | A pair of graceful birds perched in a tree. Must be Springtime!

Motifs décoratifs tirés des pochoirs japonais / par Th. Lambert :: Trade Catalogs

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Chambres à coucher & salles à manger / Maxime Clair. 1901. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #furniture #marquetry #tradecatalog | The beautiful flowers on this bedroom furniture set can remind you of Spring even in the depths of Winter.

[Beaded work]. 1818. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Rare Books in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries. #beadwork #handbags #rarebooks | A fisherman and a bouquet of flowers adorn two of the many intricately beaded purses featured in this 1818 book.

The Gimbel book : Paris, London, and American styles. 1910. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #gimbels #verycorrectstyle #tradecatalog | In advance of their New York flagship store’s opening, Gimbel’s extolls the virtues of their “very correct” styles for Spring and Summer.

The Gimbel book : Paris, London, and American styles :: Trade Catalogs

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Matériels d'orchestre, accessoires de batterie, saxophones, banjos, instruments spéciaux de jazz-band / Couesnon & Cie., manufacture générale d'instruments de musique. 1924. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #tradecatalog #instrument | The Jazzoflute can be a welcome addition to any ensemble.

Matériels d'orchestre, accessoires de batterie, saxophones, banjos, instruments spéciaux de jazz-band / Couesnon & Cie., manufacture générale d'instruments de musique :: Trade Catalogs

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Catalogue : Spring and Summer : of silks, dress goods, cloths, millinery (etc.). 1882. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #spring #dresses #tradecatalog | Since it’s officially Spring, it’s time to start thinking about new clothes, 1882-style.

Clans of the Scottish Highlands 1847 Plates 1-54, Plate 021. 1847. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Thomas J. Watson Library. Fashion plates, 1700-1955 Costume Institute Fashion Plates. #catalog #bookcovers | A member of Clan MacDonald of Glenco in repose, if only just for a moment.

Clans of the Scottish Highlands 1847 Plates 1-54, Plate 021 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates

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Céramique T.R. Lallemant. 1923. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Thomas J. Watson Library. Trade Catalogs. #tradecatalog #cubism | The T. R. Lallemant firm’s Cubist ceramics from the early 1920s.

Céramique T.R. Lallemant :: Trade Catalogs

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Sobranīe russkoĭ stariny Kn. V.P. Sidamon-Ėristovoĭ i N.P. Shabelʹskoĭ : vypusk I-ĭ, vyshivki i kruzheva = Antiquités russes, collection princesse Sidamon-Eristoff et Mlle. N. de Schabelskoi. 1910. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Thomas J. Watson Library. Rare Books Published in Imperial and early Soviet Russia. #lace #pictorial | Some samples of very ornate lace from Russia, circa 1910.

Sobranīe russkoĭ stariny Kn. V.P. Sidamon-Ėristovoĭ i N.P. Shabelʹskoĭ : vypusk I-ĭ, vyshivki i kruzheva = Antiquités russes, collection princesse Sidamon-Eristoff et Mlle. N. de Schabelskoi :: Rare Books Published in Imperial and early Soviet Russia

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