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 central inset colonnade with its pedimented attic above and dome behind provides a discreet central emphasis. (Sir Banister Fletcher). Construction of the Victoria Embankment to the designs of Sir Joseph Bazalgette began in 1864 and was completed in July 1870.

    Somerset House is a large building situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, England, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge. The central block of the Neoclassical building, the outstanding pro…

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

    The Tate’s original premises on Millbank, the former site of Millbank Prison. The front part of the building was designed by Sidney R. J. Smith with a classical portico and dome behind. Construction, undertaken by Higgs and Hill, commenced in 1893. The gallery opened on 21 July 1897 as the National Gallery of British Art, but became commonly known as the Tate Gallery, after its founder Sir Henry Tate. There have been several extensions over the years. The central sculpture gallery was des…

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

    Main entrance is between the two towers at the right.

    The Natural History Museum is one of three large museums on Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, England (the others are the Science Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum). Its main frontage is on Cromwell Road. The museum is home to life and earth science specimens comprising some 70 million items within five main collections: Botany, Entomology, Mineralogy, Palaeontology and Zoology. Originating from collections within the Br…

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

    By the time the gallery had been rehoused in a new building, designed by William Wilkins and erected in Trafalgar Square (on the former site of the King’s Mews), and opened in 1838, Sir Robert Peel was propounding the idea of a National Gallery as a social force, a bond between rich and poor, as well as a stimulus for the improvement of industrial design. By 1843 the National Gallery collection had grown from 38 to 194 pictures. [Only the façade onto Trafalgar Square remains essentially u…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
    Record Visibility:
    Public