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).
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.
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.
Place & Date Depicted
Lantern Slide, Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.), Black & White
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