October 27, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 88: OTTO ERNST (1884-1967). FURKA - OBERALP. Circa 1930. 39x25 inches, 99x65 cm. A. Trub & Cie., Aarau.(44 views)
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OTTO ERNST (1884-1967) FURKA - OBERALP. Circa 1930.
39 1/4x25 1/2 inches, 99 3/4x65 cm. A. Trub & Cie., Aarau.
Condition A: minor creases and abrasions in margins.
The Furka-Oberalp railway was founded in 1925. The Visp-Zermatt-Bahn, which opened in 1890, was extended to include the town of Brig in 1930. The name of the line was not changed to reflect this addition until 1962. Le Train p. 99.