Lantern Slide - Older Man Skiing, Garmisch-Partenkirchen District, Germany, circa 1920s Image 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.
Discipline: Technology

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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
Tertiary Classification: skiing
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Place & Date Depicted: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany, circa 1920s

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