Early Modern (1450 CE - 1800 CE)
Korean Rare Book Digital CollectionThese collection's topics include history, politics, social life and values, education, biology and more from the pre-modern Korean perspective.
Discovery and ExplorationThe maps in the collection depict many geographical points of view, including the entire globe, specific areas of focus such as America itself, or even of specific coastlines.
Piracy TrialsAs the title suggests, the collection deals with piracy prior to 1923, in this context referring to robbery or violence committed on the high seas.
Online Museum Educational Resources in Asian ArtThe OMuERAA connects with more than one hundred museums, making a rich array of educational materials available to students and instructors
Albert Schatz CollectionNot only do these sources span a range of time periods, but they also span a geographical area.
Ainu and Ezochi Rare CollectionIn this case, the collection focuses on the expansion of the ethnically Japanese “Wajin” people into the northern islands of present day Japan.
Small Terracotta Male
This figure measures only 12.4 centimeters tall. It dates from some time between the seventeenth and eighteenth century. It depicts a clothed male figure, with buttons running down the font of his outfit. It also features a stand at the back to balance the figure.
Map of the Outskirts of Mexico City
This oil-on-canvas painting depicts part of Mexico City from above. Specific author or date information does not appear on the work, but it originates sometime in the seventeenth century. It is 119 centimeters wide. Analyzing its contents reveals some aspects of daily life during this period.
Seventeenth Century Metal Helmet
This helmet dates to the seventeenth century, and has been restored. It belonged to the Governor and Captain of the Kingdom of New León, Martín de Zavala. This territory spanned the northwest region of modern-day Mexico.
Portrait of Hernán Cortés
Hernán Cortés, a central figure in the establishment of Spanish rule in the Americas, is the subject of this painting. Throughout his career, he led several voyages back and forth between Spain, the Carribean, and Mexico.