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Lantern Slide - Older Man on Wooden Sled, Garmisch-Partenkirchen District, Germany, circa 1920s Reg. No: MM 44513
- 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 older man sitting on a wooden sled.
Sleds were first used by Vikings about 800BC, with the first international sled competition being held in 1883 in Davos, Switzerland with an Australian student and Swiss mailman tying for first place. In 1913 the Internationaler Schlittensportverband (International Sled Sport Federation) was founded by Austria, Germany and Switzerland in Dresden, Germany, with the first European Championships being held the following year in Reichenberg.
- 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:
- Older man dressed in a white shirt, dark pants and a hat sitting on a wooden sled with runners.
|Tagged with:||tourism, recreation activities, photography, travel tourism, winter sports, snow, tobogganing, sledges, lantern slides|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Alpine Activities|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany, circa 1920s|