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19th & 20th Century


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Art / Medieval & Renaissance

Article Databases

Asian Art & Architecture

Cultural Heritage Administration

A Korean database of architectural and historical sites.

The Huntington Archive

The archive of Buddhist and Asian Art contains nearly 300,000 original slides and photographs – photographic documentation of art and architecture throughout Asia. Includes videos and online exhibitions.

Historical Photographs of China

Asian Historical Architecture

A photographic survey of Asia's architectural heritage with over 15,000 photos of 791 sites in twenty-one countries, background information and virtual tours.

Japanese Magic Lantern Images

There are about 1,500 magic lantern slides in the UHM Japan Collection.

Sidney D. Gamble Photographs

Approximately 5000 photographs, primarily of China, 1917-1932.

Digital South Asia Library

The images fall into the broad categories of architecture, sculpture, terracotta, painting and numismatics.

Cambodian Index

All the examples on this site are from ancient Angkor.