Architectural Lantern Slides of Croatia

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Croatia in the late 19th or early 20th century. At the time, Croatia was a part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Image subjects include public buildings, historic buildings, church exteriors and interior. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Churches

Architecture

City halls

Mints

Palaces

Spatial Coverage

Croatia

Dalmatia

Split

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

    The site with its sheltered harbor was first settled by Illyrian tribes in the Bronze and Iron Ages. Conquered by the Romans in 178 BCE, it was elevated to colonial rank, Colonia Julia Pola Pollentia Herculanea, between 42 and 31 BCE. The amphitheatre is the sixth largest surviving Roman arena. It was built near the sea to the northeast of the city. Seating approximately 23,000 spectators, it is enclosed by a wall (h. 32.5 m) with three storeys on the seaward side and two on the inland side, …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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    Public