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Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe, and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. The Soldiers are participating in the"Grand Tatoo,"one of the West Germany military's highest honors

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NOMAD THRUST Base: Ramstein Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Patrick Nugent Release Status: ... more

Man with West Asian Features

Tang dynasty (618–907)

Quatrain on Snow-covered West Lake

This fan is not dated, but the style of the writing is very close to that of Lizong's inscription accompanying Landscape at Sunset (Nezu Museum, Tokyo), a painting by the court artist Ma Lin (active ca. 1180–af... more

Paying Homage to the Queen Mother of the West

The auspicious subject of this fan painting is the birthday anniversary of Xiwangmu, the Queen Mother of the West. Standing atop an ornately furnished terrace, the three Daoist immortals Lü Dongbin, Han Zhongli... more

Dish with Figures in a Landscape, probably a Scene from the Romance of the West Chamber ( Xixiang Ji )

The scene on this dish, which shows a gentlewoman, her maid, and two young attendants walking toward a young man hiding near a pavilion on a moonlight evening, suggests a romantic tryst. It may derive from Roma... more

West Indies from BL Royal 20 E IX, ff. 23v-24

Map of the West Indies, with the eastern coast of North America, Central America, and the north coast of South America. Image taken from ff. 23v-24 of Boke of Idrography (The 'Rotz Atlas'). Written in English.

View of Nuremberg, to the west, right plate

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

View of Nuremberg, to the west, center plate

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

View of Nuremberg, to the west; left, center and right plates

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

View of Nuremberg, to the West, left plate

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: View of Rome from the West

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Study for the West Façade of the Palace of Charles V, The Alhambra, Granada

attributed to Juan de Orea (Spanish, born Granada (?), died Granada (?) 1580)

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: Ancient Rome, and its Hills, from the West

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae: View of Modern Rome from the West

This print comes from the museum’s copy of the Speculum Romanae Magnificentiae (The Mirror of Roman Magnificence) The Speculum found its origin in the publishing endeavors of Antonio Salamanca and Antonio Lafre... more

Vase with scenes from Romance of the West Chamber

The scenes on this vase come from Romance of the West Chamber, arguably China’s most popular romantic play. Written by Wang Shifu (ca. 1260–1336), the play tells the story of two star-crossed lovers. Zhang Gong... more

View of West Lake

Several major Chan (Japanese: Zen) temples and other places with cultural and historical associations were located on West Lake, on the outskirts of the Southern Song capital of Hangzhou. Even after the decline... more

Queen Mother of the West

The Queen Mother of the West, the Daoist immortal known in China as Xiwangmu (Japanese: Seiōbo), is one of the most popular Chinese themes for Japanese painters. Believed to reside on Mount Kunlun, a mythical p... more

Naues Mercatoriæ Hollan [] dicæ per Indias Occidentales (Dutch West Indiaman)

Dutch West Indiaman; workman climbing to the main shrouds in hull of ship to left; dinghy with three men approaching the ship in the foreground; two ships being fitted out in the background to right, with wharf... more

Jinshan Island and West Lake

Though united visually by an ink landscape of rugged mountains and islands among expanses of water and mists rendered in gold wash, this pair of screens depicts two wholly separate scenic locales in eastern Chi... more