Lot 90: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936). JUNGFRAU BAHN. 1919. 50x35 inches, 127x90 cm. Wolfsberg, Zurich.
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) JUNGFRAU BAHN. 1919.
50 1/4x35 1/2 inches, 127 1/2x90 cm. Wolfsberg, Zurich.
Condition A-: minor tear at left edge; crease in image; minor abrasion in bottom right corner; light foxing in margins and image. Paper. Framed.
As skiers disembark from the underground station (over three-quarters of the route is actually within tunnels in the mountain), they overlook the Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier in the Alps. It is difficult to accurately date this poster as different versions exist with text advertising travel in different years. This is the German version. Cardinaux 62, Swiss Winter Sports 17 (var).