Architectural Lantern Slides of Algeria

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Algeria under its French colonial occupation during the late 19th or early 20th century. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Image subjects include Roman ruins and more modern palace and city architecture.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Ruins

Mosques

Architecture

Spatial Coverage

Tipaza

Timgad

Tebessa

Algeria

Guelma

Algiers

Djemila

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

    The palace (Dar) of Dey Mustapha Pacha was built in 1797. The building became the first national library in Algeria and served as that until 1948.

    The palace (Dar) of Dey Mustapha Pacha was built in 1797. The building became the first national library in Algeria and served as that until 1948. The exterior is typical of Kasbah architecture with a whitewashed exterior punctuated with many small windows and wooden beams and with a patio and balustrades on the interior.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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    Public