Architectural Lantern Slides of Portugal

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Portugal during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include basilicas, cathedrals, churches, and monasteries. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Castles

Architecture

Convents

City halls

Churches

Spatial Coverage

Batalha

Lisbon

Tomar

Coimbra

Buçaco

Belém

Portugal

Sintra

Queluz

Porto

Mafra

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

    In 1598 the architect Baltazar Alvares began to build a church for the Jesuits (named Onze Mil Virgens Church), now the Sé Nova (New Cathedral), one of the best examples of the new Jesuit buildings and a synthesis of traditional Portuguese architecture and the innovations of Il Gesú in Rome. In 1759, the Jesuit Order was banned from Portugal by the Marquis of Pombal, Prime-Minister of King José I. In 1772, the bishopric seat was transferred from the old Romanesque Cathedral of the city (now c…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01