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Lantern Slide - View of Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen District, Germany, circa 1920s Image Reg. No: MM 44454

Summary:
One of 35 black and white Lantern Slides depicting images of places and people taken in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen district in Bavaria, Germany, circa 1920s. The Lantern Slide depicts the mountain Zugspitze which sits of the boarder of Germany and Austria.

Zugspitze is the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains, and the highest mountain in Germany (2,962 metres above sea level), it lies south of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. There is skiing on both the German and Austrian sides of the mountain, and it is Germany's highest ski resort.
Description:
Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, comprising black & white photograph printed on glass with black paper edging under a protective glass cover plate.
Description Of Content:
Sow covered road in foreground with car tracks. There is a snow covered building in the distance and snow covered trees. The Zugspitze can be seen in the distance.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: tourism, photography, trees, mountains, travel tourism, winter sports, snow, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Alpine
Tertiary Classification: trails
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Place & Date Depicted: Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany, circa 1920s

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