Architectural Lantern Slides of United Kingdom

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Architectural Lantern Slides

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Lantern slides created in the United Kingdom during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include castles, churches, cathedrals, colleges, prisons, public buildings, and public squares. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Some images include persons and fashions of the time.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

City walls

Castles

Churches

Bridges

Palaces

Abbeys

Arches

Museums

Colleges

Architecture

Spatial Coverage

Shrewsbury

Caernarfon

Kenilworth

United Kingdom

Cambridge

Oxford

London

Eton

Salisbury

Scotland

Glasgow

Windsor Castle

Ely

England

Edinburgh

York

Carlisle

Warwick

Rievaulx

Fountains Abbey

Windsor

Wollaton

Wales

Stirling

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

    The 19th century neo-Gothic New Court, probably one of the best known buildings in Cambridge, was the first major building built by any of the colleges on the west side of the river. Despite the College’s original intention to get the architects to build another copy of Second Court, plans were eventually accepted for a fashionably romantic building in the ‘Gothic’ style. It is a three-sided court of tall Gothic Revival buildings, closed on the fourth side by an open, seven-bayed …

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

    King’s College (King’s College of Our Lady and St. Nicholas in Cambridge) was the second royal foundation in Cambridge, inaugurated by Henry VI in 1441. William Wilkins was a proponent of both the Greek Revival and Gothic Revival styles. The stone entrance screen integrates fully with the Gatehouse. Wilkins also constructed the South Range with Great Hall and Library (also known as the New Buildings) in the same building campaign, 1823-1828.

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

    Eton College, often referred to simply as Eton, is a British independent (“public”) school for boys aged 13 to 18. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as “The King’s College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor”. The brick gatehouse of the east range of Schoolyard (west range of Cloister) was begun in the 1440s but finished by Lupton in 1517-1520. The clock is 18th century as are the open crowning lead cupolas above the polygonal turrets. This was an early use of br…

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

    The tower contains a peal of ten bells hung for English change ringing.

    Magdalen College was founded in 1458 by William of Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester. It stands next to the River Cherwell and has within its grounds a deer park and Addison’s Walk. The large, square Magdalen Tower is a famous Oxford landmark, and it is a tradition since the days of Henry VII that the college choir sings from the top of it at 6 a.m. on May Morning. The Great Tower was built between 1492 and 1509 by Wil…

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

    Magdalen Bridge was designed by John Gwynn of Shrewsbury and built 1772-1790; widened in 1882.

    Magdalen College was founded in 1458 by William of Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester. It stands next to the River Cherwell and has within its grounds a deer park and Addison’s Walk. The large, square Magdalen Tower is a famous Oxford landmark, and it is a tradition since the days of Henry VII that the college choir sings from the top of it at 6 a.m. on May Morning. The Great Tower was built betwe…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
    Record Visibility:
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