Architectural Lantern Slides of Netherlands

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Architectural Lantern Slides

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Lantern slides created in the Netherlands during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include cathedrals, churches, marketplaces, public buildings, and windmills. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Some images include people and fashions of the time.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Architecture

Universities

Palaces

Mills

City halls

Churches

Cathedrals

Spatial Coverage

Amsterdam

Utrecht

The Hague

Netherlands

Rotterdam

Haarlem

Nijmegen

Delft

Leyden

Muiden

Dordrecht

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

    A Roman Catholic church, begun ca. 1820 in a location on the Singel Canal, formerly occupied by the West-Indisch Binnenhuis. It was Neoclassical in style with three aisles. Architect Theo Molkenboer added a transept in 1853. On December 31, 1933 the church was closed and sold to the Dutch Society of Life. The church was demolished in 1939. The Municipal University now occupies the site.

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

    In 1614 the States General commissioned Hendrik de Keyser to design a funerary monument for William the Silent, Prince of Orange for the Nieuwe Kerk in Delft (in situ). Completed in 1621, this is de Keyser’s best-known work and also the most important piece of sculpture of his period. The terracotta model (Amsterdam, Rijksmus.) was ready as early as 1614. The white marble figure on the tomb lies under a canopy of black-and-white marble, at the corners of which are four allegorical bronze …

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

    The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Kerk (Church of Our Lady) or simply the Grote Kerk (Big or Great Church) was built between 1285 and 1470 (rebuilt after a fire in 1457). The 65-meter tower contains a carillon with 67 bells including one weighing 9830 kilos, making it the heaviest bell in the Netherlands. Construction of the tower began in 1339. Inside the church are Renaissance choir-stalls made between 1538 and 1542 by a group of woodcarvers from the circle of Jan Terwen. Panels on the stalls depict al…

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

    A Protestant church in Leiden, located at the Lange Mare and the Oude Vest canal. The brick church was designed by the city architect Arentsz van ‘sGravesande in 1639-1649. It is an early example of an octagonal domed church. The main entrance (in stone) was designed by Jacob van Campen in 1659.

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

    Nieuwe Kerk

    The town council was a constantly active patron. During 1649-1656 the large, centralized Protestant Nieuwe Kerk was built by the city architect, Pieter Arensz. Noorwits, and Bartholomeus Cornelisz. van Bassen as part of a project to modernize an overcrowded industrial and harbour area. The ground-plan of the freestanding church consists of a rectangle with two apses against each of the long sides and one against each short side, thus creating a “preaching” church with a…

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

    It is the city’s major Catholic church. Officially the church was called St. Nicholas Inside the Walls, i.e. the oldest part of the Amsterdam defense works. The architect, Adrianus Bleijs designed the church based on a combination of several revival styles of which Neo-Baroque and neo-Renaissance are the most prominent. The facade is crowned by two towers with a rose window in between. The center of this window is formed by a bas-relief depicting Christ and the four Evangelists, made in t…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01