Lantern Slide - Man Walking through Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen District, Germany, circa 1920s Image Reg. No: MM 44474

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 a man walking through a gorge. It is probable the place depicted is Partnach Gorge, which is in Reintal valley near the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The gorge was designated a natural monument in 1912 and has been a popular tourist destination since that time in both summer and winter.
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:
Man walking through a gorge, there is a cave mouth with icicles hanging off rock above it to the right of the man and a river runs through the centre of the image.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: tourism, recreation activities, photography, travel tourism, winter sports, caves, walking tours, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: ENVIRONMENTS
Secondary Classification: Alpine
Tertiary Classification: ice formations
Format: Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Place & Date Depicted: Partnach Gorge, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany, circa 1920s

It is probable this is an image of Partnach Gorge in the Reintal valley.

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