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   Perseus Project [Tufts University]
Searchable archelogical objects from ancient Greece among other things such as manuscripts. The Perseus Project is an evolving digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world and beyond.
   Beautiful Birds [Cornell University]
This site showcases more than 170 lovely eighteenth- and nineteenth-century ornithological illustrations from books and art works included in or loaned to the Cornell University Library's Hill Ornithology Collection. [ hummingbirds]
   Japanese Old Photographs in Bakumatsu-Meiji Period
Provided by the Nagasaki University Library, the new English version of this database contains over 5,400 hand-colored photos taken during the Bakumatsu-Meiji Period (1860-1920), the earliest stage in the history of Japanese photography. Example: Girl Playing on Gekin
   Guggenheim Museum
The Guggenheim has become a fascinating entity in recent years, with its expansion into Europe in the cities of Berlin and Bilbao. Known for its unique spiral form, the original Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan's Upper East side was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and is now joined by the Guggenheim Museum SoHo, whose emphasis remains appropriately on multimedia and interactive works of art.
This beautifully designed site offers not only a plethora of information on the museum's history and collections, but also gives visitors a chance to experience the majesty of the Louvre through a virtual tour.
   Victoria and Albert Museum [alt]
The official site of London's V&A, the largest museum of decorative arts in the world, has a new look and a new image database containing images of over 2,000 objects.
   Lost Art Internet Database
The Lost Art Internet Database is a collaborative project of the Federal Government of Germany and its Federal States ("Lander"). The site "registers cultural goods which were transported or stolen because of persecution, especially of Jewish citizens, as a result of World War II or as a result of National Socialism."

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