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The Cloisters Under Construction

This film, compiled in 1941, features footage of The Cloisters during its construction between 1935 and 1938. The Cloisters, a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to medieval art, is located in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan and incorporates architectural elements from twelfth to fifteenth-century Europe.

May 2013 through May 2014 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Cloisters.

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (63)

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 121 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 124 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 135 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 303 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 821 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 1660 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5057 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 107 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 98 views