Architectural Lantern Slides of Cambodia

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Cambodia in the late 19th or early 20th century. Image subjects are located at the Angkor Wat site. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Temples

Architecture

Spatial Coverage

Cambodia

Angkor Wat

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

    The second-level enclosure is 100 by 115 m. Three sets of steps on each side lead up to the corner towers and gopuras of the inner gallery. The very steep stairways represent the difficulty of ascending to the kingdom of the gods.

    Angkor Wat is a Hindu temple complex at Angkor, Cambodia, built for the king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and part of his capital city. (The Angkorian period dates 802-1432). As the best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only o…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01