Architectural Lantern Slides of France

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in France during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include churches and cathedrals, castles, palaces, public buildings, bridges, sculpture, artifacts taken from other countries, and street scenes. 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

Mosques

Windmills

Architecture

Abbeys

Churches

Cathedrals

Fountains

Statues

Hotels

Castles

City Halls

Historical gardens

Palaces

Spatial Coverage

Amiens

Paris

Laon

Bourg-en-Bresse

Fontainebleau

Bayeux

Blois

Limoges

France

Mont-Saint-Michel

Strasbourg

Chartres

Versailles

Vézelay

Chantilly

Rouen

Arles

Saint-Denis

Caen

Dijon

Bourges

Reims

Chambord

Avignon

Chenonceaux

Périgueux

Parc de Saint-Cloud

Tours

Compiègne

Vincennes

Angoulême

Poitiers

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

    Located at the north end of the 25-hectare Jardin du Luxembourg. The commission for the Palais du Luxembourg (begun 1615), the most important of his career, was won by de Brosse in open competition. The site of the palace was originally on the outskirts of Paris, and it was conceived as a courtyard château. It was built of stone, and Queen Marie de Médicis’ wish for a building reminiscent of her former home, the Palazzo Pitti in Florence, was fulfilled by de Brosse in the rustication of t…

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

    Assisted by Robert de Cotte. The two-storey royal chapel at Versailles, begun in 1699 to plans prepared in 1689, has a Classical order of tall Corinthian columns at the upper level where the King’s gallery, entered from his suite in the château, was placed; these columns support an entablature from which the vault springs, and they lend an air of nobility and lightness to the chapel. Ceiling was painted by Antoine Coypel. Dedicated to Saint Louis, patron saint of the Bourbons, the chapel …

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

    Assisted by Robert de Cotte. The two-storey royal chapel at Versailles, begun in 1699 to plans prepared in 1689, has a Classical order of tall Corinthian columns at the upper level where the King’s gallery, entered from his suite in the château, was placed; these columns support an entablature from which the vault springs, and they lend an air of nobility and lightness to the chapel. Ceiling was painted by Antoine Coypel. Dedicated to Saint Louis, patron saint of the Bourbons, the chapel …

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

    Shows ground and Corinthian levels and polychrome inlaid marble floor.

    Assisted by Robert de Cotte. The two-storey royal chapel at Versailles, begun in 1699 to plans prepared in 1689, has a Classical order of tall Corinthian columns at the upper level where the King’s gallery, entered from his suite in the château, was placed; these columns support an entablature from which the vault springs, and they lend an air of nobility and lightness to the chapel. Ceiling was painted by Antoine Coy…

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

    The wing of the palace terminates in the Pavillon Gabriel, to the left of the Royal Chapel.

    Assisted by Robert de Cotte. The two-storey royal chapel at Versailles, begun in 1699 to plans prepared in 1689, has a Classical order of tall Corinthian columns at the upper level where the King’s gallery, entered from his suite in the château, was placed; these columns support an entablature from which the vault springs, and they lend an air of nobility and lightness to the chapel. Ceiling was p…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
    Record Visibility:
    Public