Summary

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 skiing on Zugspitze.

Zugspitze is the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains, and the highest mountain in Germany (2,962 metres above sea level). It lies south of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and sits of the boarder of Germany and Austria. There is skiing on both the German and Austrian sides of the mountain, and it is Germany's highest ski resort.

Description of Content

Image of a man dressed in long pants, a jacket and hat skiing. There are mountains in the background and ski tracks in the foreground of the image.

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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