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Lantern Slide - 'Altes Haus', Garmisch-Partenkirchen District, Germany, circa 1920s Image Reg. No: MM 44472

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. This Lantern slide depicts an image of a building 'Old House' decorated with Lüftlmalerei 'Lüftl frescos', which are commonly seen as decoration on buildings throughout the Bavarian Alps. They were made by painting directly onto the wet stucco which covers the timbered houses when it was first applied, they often tell stories or depict scenes and events.
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:
Building decorated with Lüftlmalerei 'Lüftl frescos, it is three stories high and there appears to be a cross on the top of the building.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: buildings, tourism, artistic practices, photography, churches, townships, travel tourism, winter sports, snow, lantern slides, europe
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: RELIGIONS
Secondary Classification: Christianity
Tertiary Classification: church exteriors
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Place & Date Depicted: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany, circa 1920s

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