Architectural Lantern Slides of Italy

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Architectural Lantern Slides

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Lantern slides created in Italy during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include arenas, basilicas, cathedrals, chapels, churches, fountains, gardens, loggias, public buildings, ruins, sculpture, tombs. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Some images include people and fashions of the time.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Theaters

Churches

Palaces

Fountains

Temples

City halls

Architecture

Monuments

Statues

Cathedral

Monasteries

Spatial Coverage

Siena

Agrigento

Florence

Pisa

Italy

Venice

Palermo

Ravenna

Vicenza

Padua

Tivoli

Pompeii

Vatican City

Perugia

Pistoia

Rome

Brescia

Mantua

Verona

Assisi

Naples

Bologna

Milan

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

    A covered gallery on a corner of the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy, adjoining the Uffizi Gallery, consisting of wide arches open to the street. The Loggia dei Lanzi was built between 1376 and 1382 by Benci di Cione and Simone di Francesco Talenti, to house the assemblies of the people and to hold public ceremonies.

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

    An archaic altar dedicated to the god Saturn. It was constructed in the sixth century BCE and continued to be used until the Roman Empire collapsed, It is located in front of the Temple of Saturn in the Roman Forum. Its remains were uncovered by Rodolfo Lanciani in 1902.

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

    An ancient basilica in Rome, Italy. The church dates back to the 4th (or 5th) century and is devoted to four anonymous saints and martyrs. A new church was built on the site in the 12th century. The complex of the basilica is made up of two courtyards, the fortified Cardinal Palace with its Saint Silvester Chapel and the monastery.

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

    A church in Rome, Italy.

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

    The tomb of Philippe II of Alençon. He died in Rome in 1397 and was buried in the tomb he had built for himself in Santa Maria in Trastevere. The tomb is attributed to the Florentine Giovanni d'Ambrogio. The monument was later dismantled, and its original appearance as a ciborium with altar was lost when it was converted into a wall monument. Surviving from the elaborate tomb are the recumbent figure, the reliefs of the Dormition and Assumption of the Virgin, and a series of small statuet…

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

    A Renaissance building in the central Piazza dei Signori in Vicenza, Italy. The most notable feature of the edifice is the loggia, which shows one of the first examples of what have come to be known as the Palladian window, designed by a young Andrea Palladio. The building was originally constructed in the 15th century and was known as the Palazzo della Ragione. In 1546 Andrea Palladio was chosen to reconstruct the building. Palladio named the building a basilica, after the Roman civil struct…

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

    A palazzo in Vicenza, Italy, designed by Andrea Palladio in 1565 and built between 1571 and 1572. It is located on the central Piazza dei Signori, facing the Basilica Palladiana.

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

    The New Cathedral is the largest Roman Catholic church in Brescia, Italy. Construction was begun in 1604. The original commission was given to Andrea Palladio, but the commission was then granted to Giovanni Battista Lantana. Work continued sporadically but was finally completed in 1825. The present dome was rebuilt after destruction in World War II. Its architectural style is characterized as Italian Baroque, with Baroque elements in the lower portion of the facade and Neoclassical elements…

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

    A Roman Catholic church and minor basilica in Padua, Veneto, Northern Italy, dedicated to St. Anthony. Construction probably began around 1232 and was completed in 1310, with changes made at the end of the 14th century and the mid-15th century. The church is without a precise architectural style.

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

    Orion’s Fountain in the Piazza del Duomo, Messina, Italy is the work of one of Michelangelo’s students, Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli. The Fountain was created to celebrate the completion of the first aqueduct in Messina, in 1547.

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

    A church in Ravenna, Italy, built in the fifth century AD. In the Middle Ages the Benedictines annexed to it an important monastery. In the 14th century both the church and monastery were renovated in the Gothic style. The church was almost totally destroyed in World War II and has since been heavily restored.

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

    There is no description available of the Baths of Caligula. This picture is possibly of the Baths of Caracalla, or Terme di Caracalla, in Rome. They were the city’s second largest Roman public baths, likely built between AD 212 (or 211) and 216-217. There were in operation until the 530s.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01