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 icicles hanging off rock and a river in the distance. 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.

Description of Content

Icicles hanging off rock over a cave mouth, a river can be seen between a gap in two rocks.

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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