Architectural Lantern Slides of Guatemala

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Guatemala during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image of the viceroy’s palace. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Architecture

Palaces

Spatial Coverage

Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala

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

    Antigua Guatemala (commonly referred to as just Antigua or la Antigua) is a city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its well-preserved Spanish Mudéjar-influenced Baroque architecture as well as a number of spectacular ruins of colonial churches. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For 200 years, the Palacio was the home of the Spanish viceroy, making it the seat of power for all of Central America. The original building, modified many times over the centuries, w…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01