Architectural Lantern Slides of Bohemia and Moravia (present-day Czechia)

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Bohemia and Moravia in the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include castles, cathedrals, and public buildings. The country names reflect original records on the slides. The countries now comprise the current Czech Republic/Czechia. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Churches

Architecture

Castles

Cathedrals

Spatial Coverage

Karlštejn

Czechia

Moravia

Jihomoravský

Prague

Bohemia

Czech Republic

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

    A large Gothic castle on a cliff above the River Berounka, founded 1348 by Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor-elect and King of Bohemia. The castle served as a place for safekeeping the Imperial Regalia as well as the Bohemian/Czech coronation jewels, holy relics and other royal treasures. Its unique design was greatly influenced by the presence of the holy relics. It retains much of its important programme of painted decoration. The buildings of the inner castle (the palace, Church Tower and Gre…

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

    This was identified as “Pertstyn, Belgium” but I believe it is Pernstejn (which might have been considered Bohemia at the time).

    A castle located on a rock above the village of Nedvědice and the rivers Svratka and Nedvědička, in the South Moravian Region, Czech Republic. Pernštejn came to be known as the marble castle because of the marble-like stone used to frame the doors and windows. It was founded by the Lords of Medlov probably between 1270-1285. Its history is closely connect…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01