Architectural Lantern Slides of Belgium

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

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:

    A building located in Bruges, Belgium.

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

    Interior view of the church belonging to the Abbey of Saint-Jean at Florennes, founded by Gerard of Florennes (ca. 975, bishop 1012-1051), bishop of Cambrai as Gerard I, with the monastic reformer Richard of Verdun in 1015. Gerard transferred the abbey to the church of Liège, so that it served the diocese of Liege and Namur, also drawing together a community of monks from Verdun. On the site, only the former abbey farm remains, on the outskirts of Florennes. The former abbey church also hou…

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

    Central Post office, Brussels, Belgium. The building was built in 1892 and demolished in 1965.

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

    Church in Veurne, Belgium (French, Furnes)

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

    Veurne Butchers’ Hall or Oud Vleeshuis, a butcher’s shop and meat market in 1615, now houses the town library. In 1615 a new Vleeshal was built in the late renaissance style. In 1861 the building was converted to a theater by Pierre Croquison. The building was restored in 1895. A brick building.

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

    Interior detail from Gothic church in Halle, Belgium. Church dates from 1409 and was declared a basilica in 1946. Contains a celebrated miraculous image of the Holy Virgin, The Black Madonna of Halle.

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

    Cloth hall in Veurne, Belgium.

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

    Most of the sculpture comes from a loft in Renaissance style built between 1545 and 1549, and erected at the entrance to the choir. The structure of the rood screen was black marble and was decorated with bas-reliefs and statues in the round carved in alabaster by Du Broeucq. After the destruction of the rood screen in 1797 in the French Revolution, the vast majority of works of Du Broeucq were recovered and placed at different locations in the Collegiate Church.

    Work stopped in 1621, withou…

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

    The Golden Coach is a horse-drawn processional coach of carved wood, painted and gilded. Built between 1779 and 1782 in Louis XVI style , it is the only processional coach of that time still in use. It is stored in the north transept and used in an annual procession of the reliquary of St. Waudru.

    Work stopped in 1621, without the church ever being completed. At the keystone, it reaches 24.5 meters in height. The choir is surrounded by an ambulatory and 15 chapels. The construction of a towe…

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

    The building has 8 courtyards with a surface of 6000 m², 27 large court rooms and 245 smaller court rooms and other rooms.

    The total cost of the construction, land and furnishings was somewhere in the region of 45-50 million Belgian francs. It is the biggest building constructed in the 19th century, and is larger than St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. It has a total built ground surface of 26,000 m². Situated on a hill, there is a level difference of 20 meters between the upper and lower squ…

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

    The Brussels Stock Exchange (BSE) was founded in Brussels, Belgium by Napoleonic decree in 1801. The building that houses the Brussels Stock Exchange does not have a distinct name, though it is usually called simply the Bourse. It is located on Boulevard Anspach, and is the namesake of the Beursplein/Place de la Bourse, which is, after the Grand Place, the second most important square in Brussels. It mixes elements of the Neo-Renaissance and Second Empire architectural styles. It has an abund…

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

    The 104 meter high dome weighs 24,000 tons.

    The total cost of the construction, land and furnishings was somewhere in the region of 45-50 million Belgian francs. It is the biggest building constructed in the 19th century, and is larger than St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. It has a total built ground surface of 26,000 m². Situated on a hill, there is a level difference of 20 meters between the upper and lower square, which results in multiple entrances to the building at different levels. S…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01