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a black and white photograph of the Cloisters building exterior

Cloisters Archives Collections

This collection contains digitized material from selected archival collections held by The Cloisters Library and Archives, including photo albums, scholar and dealer records, and finding aids and container lists.

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Detail of a photograph of the Brummer Gallery storefront on 57th Street in New York City

The Brummer Gallery Records

Information on objects acquired through and sold by the New York and Paris galleries of Joseph and Ernest Brummer.

Detail of a 1938 photograph depicting the St. Guilhem-le-Désert Cloister at The Met Cloisters

The Cloisters Photographs

Various collections and albums of photographs depicting the construction, architecture, and environs of The Cloisters.

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The Raphael Stora Negative Collection and Sales Invoices

Over one thousand artworks that were held in the gallery of the art dealer Raphael Stora, ca. 1930s-1950s. See also this collection's Container List.

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The Georges Demotte Photograph Collection: Container List

Ninety boxes containing an estimated 3,600 photographs of objects from the galleries of art dealer Georges Demotte (1877-1923).

At top: Photograph 38, Exterior. Museum view from Upper Drive (detail), from The Cloisters : Photographs 1938. Volume 1.