Architectural Lantern Slides of Belgium

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Architectural Lantern Slides

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Lantern slides created in Belgium. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Image subjects include public buildings, historic buildings, church exteriors and interiors, and synagogues. Street photographs include people and fashions of the time.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Churches

Architecture

City halls

Cathedrals

Synagogues

Spatial Coverage

Kortrijk

Herentals

Belgium

Tournai

Antwerp

Oudenaarde

Namur

Nieuwpoort

Diksmuide

Ypres

Ghent

Mechelen

Brussells

Liege

Alost

Geel

Florennes

Louvain

Bruges

Anvers

Ostend

Utrecht

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

    In 1699, the west tower was capped by the current Baroque slate steeple, designed by Belgian architect Antoine Pastorana.

    Notre-Dame de la Chapelle was begun ca. 1190, but rebuilt in Brabantine Gothic. The nave dates from 1421-1483. Notre-Dame de la Chapelle is the burial (1569) site of Pieter Brueghel the Elder and his wife; their memorial is in one of the chapels. In 1699, the west tower was capped by the current Baroque slate steeple, designed by Belgian architect Antoine Pastorana.

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

    The town hall (stadhuis) in the center of Herentals is the former cloth hall (lakenhal) dating from the beginning of the 15th century. Before 1430 called “gulde huys”, “Meethuys” and “loterhuys”; used as town hall since 1430. Almost completely destroyed by fire in 1512, rebuilt in 1534 with belfry. A niche on the north facade houses a Madonna statue from 1616. The narrow belfry contains a carillon with 50 bells (1590). The tower is a UNESCO site. (heritage ID: 47…

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

    The church’s one finished spire is 123 metres (404 ft) high, the highest church tower in the Benelux. Located in Handschoenmarkt (off the Grote Markt).

    The largest church in Benelux and an important example of Brabantine Gothic architecture. Antwerp Cathedral also shelters four magnificent Rubens altarpieces. It has a three-bay choir with an ambulatory and five radiating chapels, a narrow transept of shallow projection and a nave with double aisles and side chapels, which is seven bays l…

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

    The largest church in Benelux and an important example of Brabantine Gothic architecture. Antwerp Cathedral also shelters four magnificent Rubens altarpieces. It has a three-bay choir with an ambulatory and five radiating chapels, a narrow transept of shallow projection and a nave with double aisles and side chapels, which is seven bays long including the façade block. There are a central lantern tower and two west towers. The church’s one finished (north)spire is 123 metres (404 ft) high…

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

    The largest church in Benelux and an important example of Brabantine Gothic architecture. Antwerp Cathedral also shelters four magnificent Rubens altarpieces. It has a three-bay choir with an ambulatory and five radiating chapels, a narrow transept of shallow projection and a nave with double aisles and side chapels, which is seven bays long including the façade block. There are a central lantern tower and two west towers. The church’s one finished (north)spire is 123 metres (404 ft) high…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01