Lot 89: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936). JUNGFRAU - BAHN. 1928. 40x25 inches, 101x63 cm. Paul Bender, Zurich.
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) JUNGFRAU - BAHN. 1928.
40x25 inches, 101 3/4x63 1/2 cm. Paul Bender, Zurich.
Condition A- / B+: repaired tears and creases in margins; minor stain in upper right margin into image; minor replaced loss in image; pin holes in corners. Mounted on Japan.
Climbing up the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland's Bernese Alps, construction of the the Jungfrau Railway began in 1898 and was completed in 1912. The railway climbs 11,330 feet, making its terminus the highest spot in Europe accessible by train. This is the German version of the smaller format. Cardinaux 118, Paradis p. 2 (var), Sports d'Hiver p. 106 (var).