Architectural Lantern Slides of Germany

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

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

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Bridges

Theaters

City halls

Architecture

Churches

City walls

Cathedrals

Fountains

Synagogues

Palaces

Hotels

Spatial Coverage

Bonn

Frankfurt

Munich

Wiesbaden

Stuttgart

Rothenburg

Hildesheim

Germany

Heidelberg

Nuremberg

Trier

Cologne

Koblenz

Berlin

Aachen

Augsburg

Hamburg

Potsdam

Mainz

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

    Part of the cathedral is visible beyond the base of the bridge (the towers are missing in the photo, perhaps in fog)

    The bridge accommodated pedestrians and trolleys. Two avenues branched from the city side, one led to the cathedral and the other led into the main train shed. It crosses the Rhine at kilometer 688.5. Originally, the bridge was both a railway and street (trolley) bridge, however after its destruction in 1945 and its subsequent reconstruction it was only accessible to rail and …

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

    The Fleisch Bridge is notable for several technical features that were advanced for its time. These include an unusual large width of 15.3 m, and a clear span of 27 m which made it the largest masonry bridge arch in Germany at the time of its construction. With a rise of only 4.2 m, the arch features a span-to-rise ratio of 6.4 to 1, giving the bridge an almost unprecedented flat profile. The bridge crosses the river Pegnitz in the center of the old town, linking the districts St. Sebald and …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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