Architectural Lantern Slides of France

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

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 Pieta is the central work.

    Several aristocratic residences dating from the Baroque era have survived and have been turned into public institutions: the Musée Calvet and the Médiathèque Ceccano (municipal library) were once palatial homes. The original owner, Joseph-Ignace de Villeneuve-Martignan, a member of the city council and first consul of Avignon, enlarged the house starting in 1734. The architects were Thomas Lainée and later Jean-Baptiste Franque and his son François. The garden wa…

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

    A Virgin and Child is at center; a tomb effigy is visible behind.

    Several aristocratic residences dating from the Baroque era have survived and have been turned into public institutions: the Musée Calvet and the Médiathèque Ceccano (municipal library) were once palatial homes. The original owner, Joseph-Ignace de Villeneuve-Martignan, a member of the city council and first consul of Avignon, enlarged the house starting in 1734. The architects were Thomas Lainée and later Jean-Baptiste Franqu…

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

    Built by Jacques Gabriel and his associate Jean Aubert, in 1728-1731. Since 1919 it has housed the Musée Auguste Rodin. The house is still surrounded by three hectares (7.3 acres) of grounds. The house had boiseries carved in the full-blown rococo manner and has two elliptical salons that form attached pavilions at the corners of the garden front.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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