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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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William Loring Andrews (1837-1920). Gossip about book collecting. Volume 1, 1900. Bookbinding and Book Collecting. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b11655392)

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Le papier peint: ses differents employs, 1920. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. (b18345499) | This 1920 wallpaper catalog makes decorating your imaginary dream house very easy indeed. #wallpaper #artdeco

Bremer Silberwarenfabrik. Kniffe zum Servietten Kniffen: der Hausfrau gewidmet: Bremer Silberwarenfabrik A.-G., Sebaldsbrück bei Bremen /überreicht durch Gebr. Ring, Braunschweig, 1900s. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. (b17338268) | Is napkin folding a lost art?

Kniffe zum Servietten Kniffen : der Hausfrau gewidmet : Bremer Silberwarenfabrik A.-G., Sebaldsbrück bei Bremen / überreicht durch Gebr. Ring, Braunschweig :: Trade Catalogs

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Maple & Co. Bedsteads and bedding: twenty thousand bedsteads of every description in stock: manufacturers of pure bedding/Maple & Co, 1895. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. (b18343892) | Some days you just want to stay in bed, and with a bed like this, who would want to leave?

Bedsteads and bedding : twenty thousand bedsteads of every description in stock : manufacturers of pure bedding / Maple & Co :: Trade Catalogs

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Bergdorf Goodman sketches: Downs 1934-1939. 1929-1952. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Costume Institute (b17508952) | Bergdorf Goodman Fashion Sketches: Gowns 1934-1939 @Bergdorf Goodman #bergdorfgoodman #fashion

Bergdorf Goodman sketches : Downs 1934-1939 :: Costume Institute

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Thomas G. Plant Company. Queens of quality, after 1905. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. (b16799495) | The Thomas G.Plant company thought Jeanne Mance, a French nurse, was an ideal “spokeswoman” for their shoes. #shoes

Queens of quality :: Trade Catalogs

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Illustrated catalogue / Hinks, Wells & Co., manufacturers of steel & metal pens, penholders, letter clips, ticket hooks, shelf suspenders, drawing pins, stationers' sundries, etc, 1911. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. (b1834382x) | Hinks, Wells & Co. had lofty goals for this “greatest good” line of writing instruments.

Illustrated catalogue / Hinks, Wells & Co., manufacturers of steel & metal pens, penholders, letter clips, ticket hooks, shelf suspenders, drawing pins, stationers' sundries, etc :: Trade Catalogs

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Edvabski (Firm). Album de fourrures, 1906. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. (b16868304) | The weather in New York lately makes us want to wear everything pictured in this 1906 Edvabski fur catalog. #winter

Album de fourrures :: Trade Catalogs

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Broderies, Russes, Tartares 1749, Plate 021. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17520939) | A 1749 engraving of “An Ambassador of Siam."

Bergdorf Goodman sketches: Gowns 1934-1939. Costume Institute Bergdorf Goodman Sketches, 1929-1952. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Costume Institute (b17508952) | Bergdorf Goodman Fashion Sketches: Gowns 1934-1939 @Bergdorf Goodman #bergdorfgoodman #fashion

Bergdorf Goodman sketches : Downs 1934-1939 :: Costume Institute

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[Photographs of a binding of] Calendrier belgique, curieux et utile: contenant les evenemens historiques sur les jours de l'an, et les travaux à faire dans les jardins en chaque mois de l'année: la description des tableaux remarquables, que l'on trouve dans la ville de Gand, avec les noms des peintres: pour l'annee, 1771. Bookbinding and Book Collecting. Rare Books in the Thomas J. Watson Library. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Jayne Wrightsman (b16926420)

[Photographs of a binding of] Calendrier belgique, curieux et utile : contenant les evenemens historiques sur les jours de l'an, et les travaux à faire dans les jardins en chaque mois de l'année : la description des tableaux remarquables, que l'on trouve dans la ville de Gand, avec les noms des peintres : pour l'ann?e MDCCLXXII :: Bookbinding and Book Collecting

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Clans of the Scottish Highlands 1847 Plates 1-54, Plate 027, 1847. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Stanley A.Weeks, 1989-91 (b17520939) | A member of the MacInnes clan seems to have forgotten his shoes on the way to battle. #scotland

Clans of the Scottish Highlands 1847 Plates 1-54, Plate 027 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates

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Kameda Bōsai, (Japanese, 1752–1826). Mountains of the Heart (Kyōchūzan), 1816. Japanese Illustrated Books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of Asian Art. Gift of Mary and James G. Wallach Family Foundation Gift, 2013 (b18492204) | A woodblock print from Mountains of the Heart, a Japanese illustrated book, 1816. #woodblockprint #edoperiod #japaneseblockprint #metmuseum

Mountains of the Heart (Kyōchūzan) :: Japanese Illustrated Books

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Object inventory card number P7104 with description, purchase, provenance, and/or sale information, Brummer Gallery (New York, N.Y.), 1930. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cloisters Library and Archives (b16669009) | An object inventory card from the Brummer Gallery Records. The card depicts a painting of the Madonna and child and information about its purchase, provenance and sale information.#metmuseum #brummergallery

P7104 :: The Brummer Gallery Records

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Kerosene and gasoline lighting systems: for the illumination of stores, residences, halls, opera houses, churches, streets, boulevards, parks, wharves, railway stations, etc.: 1915-1916 /Nagel-Chase Mfg. Co., 1915. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b11772153) | One of the ornate lighting fixtures from the 1915 Nagel-Chase catalog.

Kerosene and gasoline lighting systems : for the illumination of stores, residences, halls, opera houses, churches, streets, boulevards, parks, wharves, railway stations, etc. : 1915-1916 / Nagel-Chase Mfg. Co :: Trade Catalogs

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Bergdorf Goodman sketches: Downs 1934-1939. Bergdorf Goodman sketches: Downs 1934-1939. Costume Institute Bergdorf Goodman Sketches, 1929-1952. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Costume Institute (b17508952) @Bergdorf Goodman #bergdorfgoodman #fashion

Bergdorf Goodman sketches : Downs 1934-1939 :: Costume Institute

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New York City's latest fall and winter styles for 1906-1907: catalogue no. 42 /Siegel Cooper Co., 1906. . Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. (b17346654) | A selection of “Winter Leggins” from the 1906-7 Siegel Cooper Co. catalog. #winter

Women 1921, Plate 061. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Sally Victor (b17509853) | Bergdorf Goodman Sketches Gowns from 1934-1939 Bergdorf Goodman #bergdorfgoodman #fashion

Women 1921, Plate 061 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates

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Ludwig Knaus: Photographien nach Originalen des Meisters, 1881. Rare Books in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Libraries. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (b11490263) #photography

Women 1921, Plate 034. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Sally Victor (b17509853) | “La belle dame sans merci” #fashion

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    Barbara

    Lovely costume.

Mardi Gras 1, Plate 069. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17509853) | Good costume idea for #MardiGras! #fashion

Mardi Gras 1, Plate 069 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates

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    Tanya

    Good costume idea

Bergdorf Goodman sketches: Downs 1934-1939. Costume Institute Bergdorf Goodman Sketches, 1929-1952. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Costume Institute (b17508952) Bergdorf Goodman #bergdorfgoodman #fashion

Bergdorf Goodman sketches : Downs 1934-1939 :: Costume Institute

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Women 1900-1914, Plate 072. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Leo Van Witsen (b17509853) | Coats and jackets for the stylish woman of the 1900s.

Women 1900-1914, Plate 072 :: Costume Institute Fashion Plates

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Home book of fashions, 1917. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library (887793751) | All you need is a sewing machine and a lot of patience: Do-it-yourself military-type clothing, as presented in a 1917 Ladies’ Home Journal pattern book. #sewing #patterns

Home book of fashions :: Trade Catalogs

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Women 1800-1819 Part 1, Plate 069. Fashion plates, 1790-1929. The Costume Institute Fashion Plates. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Woodman Thompson (b17509853) | Winter whites. #fashion