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 Linderhof Palace (Schloss Linderhof) in Germany, near Oberammergau in southwest Bavaria near Ettal Abbey. It is the smallest of the three palaces built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Construction of the palace commenced in 1874 with Ludwig drawing inspiration from Versailles for both the decor and design.

Description of Content

Image of Linderhof Palace, Germany in summer. The image depicts the front of the palace and part of the water parterre in front of the castle, which is dominated by a large basin with the gilt fountain group 'Flora and puttos'.

Physical 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.

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