Architectural Lantern Slides of Switzerland

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

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

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Cathedrals

Castles

Churches

Fountains

Architecture

City halls

Spatial Coverage

Switzerland

Fribourg

Lausanne

Schaffhausen

Bern

Geneva

Luzern

Basel

Zurich

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

    Originally the three upper floors were used to store grain while the cellar provided storage for barrels of wine from tithes and domaines. The ground floor is an open market arcade. It was turned into a festival venue in 1893, and is still a city cultural center (with a restaurant known as the Kornhauskeller). The Kornhaus bridge to the area was built 1898.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01