Architectural Lantern Slides of India (includes present-day Pakistan)



Lantern slides created under the British colonial occupation of the Indian subcontinent, the British Raj, in the late 19th and early 20th century. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Image subjects include gardens, mosques, palaces, pagodas, temples, and tombs. Some images include people and fashions of the time. The collection includes images from present-day India and Pakistan.


Attribute NameValues
  • G. Massiot & cie

  • Palaces

  • Historical gardens

  • Architecture

  • Temples

Spatial Coverage
  • Delhi

  • Lahore

  • Thanjavur

  • Pushkar

  • Kolkata

  • Vārānasi

  • Agra

  • Fatehpur Sikri

  • Gwalior

  • Hyderābād

  • Chennai

  • Srirangam

  • Āmer

  • Udaipur

  • India

  • Ahmadabad

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