asianartmuseum asked: Not a question, more just a big ol' thanks for reblogging our posts. Really appreciate the support. Thank you.
Not a problem at all! I absolutely adored my visit to the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, and would love to go back sometime. As a museum studies student, and someone hoping to continue my studies in Asian Art, color me very jealous of whomever runs the social media account and gets to work for the museum!
For readers: If you ever have the chance, I do strongly recommend visiting the Asian Art Museum. Not only is it an absolutely lovely museum with stunning interiors and an amazing collection, the gift shop is wonderful and it’s in a great city. If I lived anywhere nearby, I would probably have a membership.
And for those who want to just talk museums, I’d love to see you around themuseologist.com and twitter @missmuseo.
Aerial View of Angkor Wat from the Southwest.” #AngkorWat is the best known and largest of all the monuments from the Angkorian period (9th-12th centuries). #AngkorWatis renowned for its architectural complexity, and it features cruciform terraces, naga balustrades, and elaborately carved pediments and columns.
My current university has an online database of photographs of Cambodia. For a sample of the library’s images database, check out their pinterest.
sofa-swordsman asked: Maybe this is too modern for this blog, but I'm currently writing a paper on the various legal battles that former "comfort women"(women, mostly Korean, who were forced into sex slavery by the Japanese during WWII) have faced trying to gain recognition of the horrific war crimes Japan perpetrated against them, starting with the immediate post-war period and going up to the present day. Anyway, I was wondering if you had any resources that could help.
There is a resources page available, in addition to my post on research. I have a few things tagged #comfort women.
Good luck with your research!
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(C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Richard Lambert
Section Chine du musée Guimet
Holy whistling pigeons, Batman! This was a hobby in China dating back to more than 1,000 years ago. Whistles with multiple pipes and notes were affixed to the backs of pigeons, which were tied to a leash. The pigeon would fly around and activate the musical apparatus. From the anthro collections.
Photo of the Day: Drifting Along in Cambodia
A little girl drifts through a floating village on Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia on November 14, 2013. (Tartarin2009 [travelling]/Flickr)
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