Architectural Lantern Slides of Belgium

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Belgium. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Image subjects include public buildings, historic buildings, church exteriors and interiors, and synagogues. Street photographs include people and fashions of the time.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Churches

Architecture

City halls

Cathedrals

Synagogues

Spatial Coverage

Kortrijk

Herentals

Belgium

Tournai

Antwerp

Oudenaarde

Namur

Nieuwpoort

Diksmuide

Ypres

Ghent

Mechelen

Brussells

Liege

Alost

Geel

Florennes

Louvain

Bruges

Anvers

Ostend

Utrecht

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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The covering of the Senne (French: voûtement de la Senne, Dutch: overwelving van de Zenne) was one of the defining events in the history of Brussels. The Senne/Zenne (French/Dutch) was historically the main waterway of Brussels, but it became more polluted and less navigable as the city grew. By the second half of the 19th century, it had become a serious health hazard. In 1865, the mayor of Brussels, Jules Anspach (1829-1879), selected a design by architect Leon Suys to cover the river and b…

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

    The interior is Late Gothic, the facade is Renaissance and Baroque, altered in the 18th century.

    Saint-Hubert is a municipality of Belgium. It lies in the country’s Luxembourg Province (Walloon region). The town is named in commemoration of Saint Hubert, whose thighbones were moved in 825 to the Benedictine Abbey of Andage (Andagium), thereafter called Abbey of Saint-Hubert. Saint Hubertus or Hubert (died 727) called the “Apostle of the Ardennes” was the first Bishop of Liège. …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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