Architectural Lantern Slides of France

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Architectural Lantern Slides

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Lantern slides created in France during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include churches and cathedrals, castles, palaces, public buildings, bridges, sculpture, artifacts taken from other countries, and street scenes. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Some images include people and fashions of the time.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Bridges

Theaters

Mosques

Windmills

Architecture

Abbeys

Churches

Cathedrals

Fountains

Statues

Hotels

Castles

City Halls

Historical gardens

Palaces

Spatial Coverage

Amiens

Paris

Laon

Bourg-en-Bresse

Fontainebleau

Bayeux

Blois

Limoges

France

Mont-Saint-Michel

Strasbourg

Chartres

Versailles

Vézelay

Chantilly

Rouen

Arles

Saint-Denis

Caen

Dijon

Bourges

Reims

Chambord

Avignon

Chenonceaux

Périgueux

Parc de Saint-Cloud

Tours

Compiègne

Vincennes

Angoulême

Poitiers

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A monument of the Flamboyant Gothic style, built from the end of the 13th century. The building suffered heavily during World War II, although is was among the only standing buildings after the 1944 bombings.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    The current church was built between 1494 and 1657, on the site of two earlier churches. The facade, completed last, was the first example of the French baroque style in Paris.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A church in Paris, France, possibly on or near the Rue Saint-Honoré. The name of this church is possibly associated with Saint Honore.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Baptistere Saint-Jean is the oldest Catholic church in France, dating from the 4th century. The central part of the building was constructed around 360. From the twelfth to fourteenth century, the church was embellished by frescoes which are still visible today. The building was abandoned in 1791 during the revolution, confiscated from the church and sold to a private citizen. It was repurchased in 1834 and underwent restoration in the middle of the 20th century.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A Catholic church in Périgueux, France, a cathedral since 1669. The cathedral was designed on the model of St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice. The layout is in the form of a Greek cross.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A church in Paris, France, located on the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in the 5th arrondissement, It contains the shrine of St. Geneviève, the patron saint of Paris. The church also contains the tombs of Blaise Pascal and Jean Racine. Jean-Paul Marat is buried in the church’s cemetery. The church was built between 1492 and 1626.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A church in Paris, France, located on the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in the 5th arrondissement, It contains the shrine of St. Geneviève, the patron saint of Paris. The church also contains the tombs of Blaise Pascal and Jean Racine. Jean-Paul Marat is buried in the church’s cemetery. The church was built between 1492 and 1626.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A Roman theatre in Orange, Vaucluse, France, built early in the 1st century AD. It is one of the best preserved Roman theatres.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    A government building located in Paris, the seat of the French National Assembly. The Palace was originally built in 1722 for Louise Françoise de Bourbon as a country residence surrounded by gardens. In 1768 Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé built a neoclassical palace. After the Revolution, the Council of Five Hundred was given the Palais Bourbon when the palace was redesigned for government use.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Originally built (1615-1645) to be the royal residence of the the regent Marie de’ Medici, After the Revolution it was refashioned (1799-1805) into a legislative building. It was subsequently greatly enlarged and remodeled (1835-1856) and has been the seat of the Senate of the Fifth Republic since 1958.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Fountain in Paris, France.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    Saint Michael’s Church (Église Saint-Michel de Pont-l'Évêque), a Catholic church, was built between 1480-1530 in the late Gothic style. The church was badly damaged in 1944 but is being restored.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01