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Lantern Slide - Older Man Skiing, Garmisch-Partenkirchen District, Germany, circa 1920s Reg. No: MM 44520
- 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. Lantern Slide depicts an older man on skis, with buildings and other skiers in the background.
The Garmisch-Partenkirchen district has a long history of skiing, and the 1936 Winter Olympic Games, held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, were the first to include alpine skiing (slalom and downhill).
- 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 wearing a white shirt, long pants and a cap on a pair of skis holding two stocks. There are buildings in the distance, and several other skiers in a line.
|Tagged with:||skiing, tourism, recreation activities, travel tourism, winter sports, sports, snow, lantern slides|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Leisure 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|