Architectural Lantern Slides of Peru

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

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

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Architecture

Cathedrals

Churches

Spatial Coverage

Arequipa

Cuzco

Peru

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

    According to Humberto Vidal, work was initiated by Cristóbal Paullo, a member of the Inca nobility and owner of the land (Colcampata hill, a plateau with Inca stonework still visible). The first church dates from 1560. The rear building is seventeenth century; the patron was Bishop Mollinedo, whose coat of arms is on the lintel of the entrance door to the belfry. The church is a Latin cross plan and has a single nave. Among its treasures is the silver front altar, which also features the coat…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01