Architectural Lantern Slides of Algeria

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Architectural Lantern Slides

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Lantern slides created in Algeria under its French colonial occupation during the late 19th or early 20th century. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Image subjects include Roman ruins and more modern palace and city architecture.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Ruins

Mosques

Architecture

Spatial Coverage

Tipaza

Timgad

Tebessa

Algeria

Guelma

Algiers

Djemila

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

    Image of the facade of the summer palace of the Dey of Algiers in Algiers, Algieria. The palace is an Ottoman era palace, completed in the 16th century.

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

    Founded by Trajan in AD 100 as a colony for army veterans, the Colonia Marciana Traiana Thamugadi, and built by soldiers stationed at Lambaesis. Although its plan is overwhelmingly military, there is little doubt that Thamugadi was intended to be a town, not a military base. Its square shape comprises a grid of 111 blocks, each 20 sq. m; most were subdivided into properties for the individual settlers, while a good number were given over to public buildings. Following a Byzantine period, it w…

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

    From the time of the synod of Carthage in 256 there was a Christian community and a bishop in Thevestis. Funeral epitaphs attest to Vandal occupation in the second half of the 5th century. After the Byzantine reconquest of North Africa in 533, however, the town gained in military importance and became a marketing centre. The Christian complex that was established (ca. 400) in a pagan necropolis to the north of the town walls is the most impressive surviving example of Early Christian architec…

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

    During the reign of Caracalla in the 3rd century, Cuicul’s administrators took down some of the old ramparts and constructed a new forum. The arch dates from 216 CE.

    A colony founded by the Roman emperor Nerva in a mountainous area 80 km west of Constantine. The original inhabitants were Roman veterans, and it was later settled by families from Carthage and other African towns. It has been the site of a Christian community from the mid-3rd century CE. The ruins are designated a World Her…

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

    Lambaesis, or Lambaesa, is a Roman ruin in Algeria, 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Batna and 17 miles (27 km) west of Timgad, located next to the modern village of Tazoult. It was the camp of Roman Third Legion from 123 to 129 CE; capital of Roman province of Numidia 193-211; declined in 4th century. Commodus reigned from 180 to 192 CE. There are two triumphal arches at the site, one to Commodus, and the other to Septimius Severus.

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

    From the time of the synod of Carthage in 256 there was a Christian community and a bishop in Thevestis. Funeral epitaphs attest to Vandal occupation in the second half of the 5th century. After the Byzantine reconquest of North Africa in 533, however, the town gained in military importance and became a marketing centre. The Christian complex that was established (ca. 400) in a pagan necropolis to the north of the town walls is the most impressive surviving example of Early Christian architec…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01