Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Chamonix in the 1890s

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc in the 1890s.
"Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains; They crown'd him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow"

Chamonix, with the mighty Mont Blanc above it, was a rather spectacular place already in the 1890s.
A recent picture:
(image by Wikipedia)

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