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 two male skiers.

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

Two men on skis holding stocks, both wear long pants, jackets and hats.

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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