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View Resource Poetry and Prayer: Islamic Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum Screenshot

First open to the public in 1909 in Baltimore, the Walters Museum began as the collection of William Thompson Walters and his son, Henry. Bequeathed to the city of Baltimore in 1931, the collection has grown to include 35,000 artifacts from "ancient Egyptian mummy masks and medieval armor to 19th-century French impressionism and turn-of-the-century art deco." The Walters collection also includes...
View Resource Treasures from Islamic Manuscript Painting at the Morgan Screenshot

From the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City comes this online exhibit of a wide variety of paintings found in Islamic texts. As the team behind this exhibit explains, "Since Islam refers to both the religious faith and civilization of Muslims, this online exhibition includes both religious and secular texts." This online exhibit features six sections, each of which highlights a different...