Lantern slides created in Syria during the late 19th or early 20th century. At the time, the country was part of the Ottoman Empire. Image subjects include mosques, temples, and tombs. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Some images include persons and fashions of the time.
Architectural Lantern Slides of Syria
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- G. Massiot & cie
This building, known today as the Bishop’s Palace, formerly was called Trajan’s Palace. The alternating niches shown along the facade are the remains of the outer enclosure of the Nabataean temple, possibly dedicated to Dushares. This wall was incorporated into the east wall of the Bishop’s Palace in the sixth century.
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