Architectural Lantern Slides of Thailand

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Thailand during the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects include palaces, pagodas, and a saddle. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Monasteries

Pagodas

Palaces

Architecture

Spatial Coverage

Bangkok

Thailand

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

    The Grand Palace (Thai: Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, lit. The Lord’s Supreme, Great, Royal Palace) is a complex of buildings in Bangkok, Thailand. It served as the official residence of the Kings of Thailand from the 18th century onwards. The main building is the Chakri Maha Prasat, a palace begun in 1867 and completed in 1882. It has a marble façade in the Italian Renaissance style and a roof of coloured tiles in the Thai style (the plan of the British architect John Chmish was changed du…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01