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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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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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Desk sets and useful articles / Tiffany Studios. 1910. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of American Art. (b17869092) | The most expensive part of this desk set was the lamp (at $38) back in 1910. That might not even get you a replacement piece of glass nowadays! #tiffanyandco #tradecatalog #deskset

Desk sets and useful articles / Tiffany Studios :: Tiffany Publications and Ephemeral Materials

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A Compendium of Model Gardens (Chikusan zu tei ga; Yokei-tsukuri niwa no zu 築山図庭畫; 余景作り庭の図). 1691. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Department of Asian Art. (b18026035) | Since it’s almost Springtime, it’s also time to enjoy illustrations of Japanese “model gardens”, circa 1691. #japanese #edoperiod #gardens

A Compendium of Model Gardens (Chikusan zu tei ga; Yokei-tsukuri niwa no zu 築山図庭畫; 余景作り庭の図) :: Japanese Illustrated Books

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Bloomingdales : Diary 1910 and catalog, giving prices and details of high grade merchandize and various other interesting information / Bloomingdale Bros. 1910. Trade Catalogs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Thomas J. Watson Library. (b16772611) | Obvious catalog advertisement is obvious. #tradecatalog

The Cloisters : photographs 1938. Volume 3. Cloisters Archives collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cloisters Library and Archives. (b15863037) | Springtime is the perfect time to visit The Cloisters and enjoy the wonderful smells of the Bonnefont herb garden. #thecloisters

The Cloisters : photographs 1938. Volume 3 :: Cloisters Archives Collection

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1797 Doll. 1949. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Costume Institute. (b17685059) | A striking color combination for a wonderful geometric outfit. #costumeinstitute #fashion

1797 Doll :: Costume Institute

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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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