Museums with Asian Art Collections Online
Collection-size categorization in this section refers only to a museum's ONLINE collection of digitized images

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Google Arts & Culture
Explore by country to find images and annotation for history, places, folk culture, and more.

Go to Museum Resource: https://artsandculture.google.com/
Himalayan Art Resources
Featuring more than 30,000 images from the collections of more than 150 museums and institutions, private collections, and photographic archives, this is a truly comprehensive resource for Himalayan Art. Every image enlarges, some with an excellent zoom tool, and many images have excellent, in-depth descriptions. Browse images by museum/institution or collection, or select OUTLINE PAGES (near bottom of homepage) to view images by various topical subject areas, including iconography, religious traditions, and art subjects. There is also an extensive index by which to browse objects, and a glossary with links to images.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.himalayanart.org/
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Asia and Near East Collections
Highlighting 19 objects from the Hood Museum's collections of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Near Eastern, and South Asian art.

Go to Museum Resource: http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/collections/overview/asia/
IJC Museum
"The virtual IJC Museum in the Cloud allows visitors like you to enjoy modern artworks by Japan’s representative artists. You can view works from all directions with 360° freedom and get so close that you can see the subtlest details and even feel the presence of the artists." A site by Nippon Airways.

Go to Museum Resource: https://www.ana-cooljapan.com/contents/art/
Jewels in Her Crown: Treasures of Columbia University Libraries Special Collections
25 selections from the University's East Asian collection. Objects include a Shang dynasty oracle bone, a collection of Nestorian crosses from Yuan dynasty China, and several rare manuscripts from Japan and Korea. All images enlarge and have descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/eresources/exhibitions/treasures/html/long_topi...
Miho Museum: Asian Art Collection
Featuring hundreds of objects from the museum's collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, South Asian, and Southeast Asian art. Select the South Wing, North Wing, and Archive links on the Collections page to bring up floor plans of the museum's south and north wings. Select specific rooms on the plan to view artworks. The Archives section presents past displays. Many artworks have excellent descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.miho.or.jp/english/collect/collect.htm
National Archives of Japan: Digital Archive
With hundreds of documents, scrolls, drawings, posters, photographs, and maps, including "colorful large-sized maps of provinces compiled by the Tokugawa Shogunate." An excellent resource, with informative text and excellent high-resolution digital images.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.digital.archives.go.jp/index_e.html
The National Folk Museum of Korea: Exhibition Guide and Collections Search
The three guides to Exhibition Halls I, II, and III give excellent overviews of Korean history and culture. The Collections Search section features more than 600 individual objects, all with descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.nfm.go.kr/english/index.do
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