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:

    The current Romanesque Minster dates from 1103; the bell tower and nave have been restored. Beside the cathedral, the Romanesque-Gothic cloister is the largest in Switzerland. A former Benedictine Abbey, it was consecrated by Leo IX, 22 November 1049. Given a Papal grant of lands in 1080; an Imperial Abbey of the Holy Roman Empire. Converted to a monastery and cathedral church in 1524; dissolved in the Reformation in 1529. Today a city museum is within the complex, and the Minster is open for…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01