Architectural Lantern Slides of Switzerland

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Switzerland during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include castles, churches, cathedrals, and public buildings. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Some images include people and fashions of the time.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Cathedrals

Castles

Churches

Fountains

Architecture

City halls

Spatial Coverage

Switzerland

Fribourg

Lausanne

Schaffhausen

Bern

Geneva

Luzern

Basel

Zurich

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

    A former Franciscan monastery and former Clarisse convent between the medieval villages of Brugg and Windisch. It was founded in 1308 by Elizabeth von Habsburg. It marks the spot where her husband, Albrecht I, was murdered by his nephew, Duke Johann of Swabia. During the Reformation in 1528 it was secularized. The complex was then the residence of the bailiffs of Bern, and since 1868 it has been a psychiatric clinic. The church is now a museum (since 2009). It contains 14th century stained gl…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01