Architectural Lantern Slides of Indonesia

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Architectural Lantern Slides

Description

Lantern slides created in Indonesia under Dutch colonial occupation during the late 19th or early 20th century. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Includes images of temples and decorative arts.

Creator

G. Massiot & cie

Subject

Galleries (Architecture)

Temples

Architecture

Spatial Coverage

Prambanan

Borobudur

Indonesia

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

    Sewu is an 8th-century Buddhist temple located 800 meters north of Prambanan in Central Java. Candi Sewu is actually the second largest Buddhist Temple in Central Java after Borobudur. It is a complex of buildings consisting of a principal shrine and 250 subsidiary temples arranged in concentric squares around it. The shrine is probably the sanctuary referred to in the Kelurak inscription, which records the founding of a temple in 782. Another inscription, found inside the temple precinct, st…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01