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 two men skiing, with a partly snow covered building 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

Two men skiing, both wear long pants, shirts and hats, both men are using two poles. There is a partially snow covered building on the right hand side of the image and snow covered mountains and trees in the background. There are numerous ski tracks around where the men stand and in the distance.

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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