Helen P. Long Memorial Postcard Collection

Accession Number: SC U:87
Location: RB-M Photo
Dates: 1965-1971
Size: 2 shoebox size boxes; 0.5 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Unknown/[Helen P. Long]
Acquisition info: Unknown
Accruals: No accruals expected 
Custodial history: Transfer from SLPL Reference Department
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, June 2018
Conservation notes: Postcards removed from albums
Scope and Content: The collection contains postcards, presumably collected by Helen P. Long, compiled during various travels. Locations of postcards include France, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Italy, Ireland, the UK, Switzerland, and Germany. Some postcards are addressed to various people.
Arrangement: Original album order preserved 
Restrictions: No restrictions   
Remarks: Captions are original to albums 

Helen P. Long Memorial Postcard Collection
1965-1971
2 shoeboxes; 0.5 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1 Finding aid
  Volume I: France and Spain

 

 

1) Paris, Transatlantic Jetliner, Flight 172. Left St. Louis Municipal Airport 3:00 pm May 3, 1965
Unnumbered: Paris, Eiffel Tower; addressed to Helen Long
Unnumbered: Paris, The Second-Hand Booksellers of the Quais; addressed to Miss Long and Miss Galvin
2) Paris, L’Arc de Triomphe and la Place de l’Etoile
3) Paris, Champs-Elysées and l’Arc de Triomphe
4) Paris, Champs-Elysées
5) Paris, La Sainte Chapelle; le Palais de Justice; la Seine and la Place du Chatelet; la Tour Saint-Jacques
6) Paris, Panorama of the quais [sic] of the Seine
7) Paris, Bookstalls on the quai and Notre Dame
8) Paris, Eiffel Tower
9) Paris, Place de l’Opéra
10) Paris, Cityrama
11) Paris, Garden and the Palace of the Luxembourg
12) Versailles, Apollo’s Basin
13) Versailles, Latona’s Fountain
14) Versailles, The Terrace
15) Versailles, Flowerbeds
16) Versailles, The Green Carpet and the Palace
17) Versailles, Great Trianon
18) Versailles, The Park
19) Versailles, Gallery of Mirrors
20) Versailles, War Drawing Room; addressed to Mrs. Gordon King
21) Versailles, Little Trianon
22) Versailles, Opera of Louis XV
23) Versailles, Salon of Venus
24) Versailles, Salon of Hercules
25) Versailles, Chapel of the Palace
26) Versailles, The King’s Antechamber
27) Versailles, The King’s Council Room
28) Versailles, The Queen’s Staircase
29) Versailles, The Queen’s Bedroom
30) Versailles, Queen Marie-Antoinette’s Study
31) Paris, Coronation of Napoleon
32) Malmaison, National Museum of Malmaison, East Front
33) Malmaison, West Front
34) Malmaison, West Front
35) Malmaison, Billiard Room
36) Malmaison, Library
37) Malmaison, Dining Room
38) Malmaison, Josephine’s bedchamber, after 1810
39) Malmaison, Sèvres porcelain service
40) Malmaison, Napoleon at Malmaison
41) Malmaison, Empress Josephine
42) Madrid, Bullring
43) Madrid, Bullfight after the old Portuguese fashion; addressed to Mrs. Gordon King
44) Madrid, March of the Bullfighters
45) Madrid, A Cape Pass
46) Madrid, A Chest Pass
47) Madrid, Bullfighter; addressed to Helen Long
48) Madrid, Major Square
49) Madrid, Major Square, night
50) Madrid, Major Square
51) Madrid, Royal Palace
52) Madrid, Alcalá door
53) Madrid, The Cibeles and Communications Palace
54) Madrid, La Barraca
55) Segovia, Roman Aqueduct
56) Segovia, Aqueduct
57) Segovia, General Franco Square
58) Segovia, Cathedral
59) Segovia, Cathedral=
60) Segovia, Cathedral
61) Segovia, Cathedral
62) Segovia, Alcazar and the Cathedral
63) Segovia, Alcazar
64) Segovia, Segovians, back of Cathedral
65) Gegovia, Segovians at Roman façade of Veracruz and
Alcaldes
66) Segovia, Templars’ Church
67) Segovia, Our Lady of Fuencisia, Patroness of the city
68) Toledo, General View and Alcantara Bridge
69) Toledo, Visagra Gate
70) Toledo, Cloister of St. John of the Kings
71) Toledo, Santa Isabel Street
72) Toledo, Typical street and Tower of Cathedral
73) Toledo, Cathedral, Main Front
74) Toledo, Cathedral, Reredos of High Altar
75) Toledo, Cathedral, High Reredos
76) Toledo, Cathedral, The Choir
77) Toledo, Cathedral, The Choir
78) Toledo, Doorway of Hospital of Santa Cruz
79) Toledo, St. John of the Kings
80) Toledo, St. John of the Kings
81) Toledo, The Greco House
82) Toledo, Holy Family, El Greco, Tavera Hospital
83) Toledo, Bottle Dealer
84) Toledo
85) Malaga, Harbor
86) Malaga, Beach
87) Malaga, Seaside Promenade
88) Malaga, Town Hall
89) Malaga, Monumental Fountain of the Park
90) Malaga, Hotel Miramar
91) Malaga, Hotel Miramar Restaurant
92) Malaga, Hotel Miramar Lounge
93) Cadiz, Ramón de Carranza Avenue
94) Cadiz, Cathedral, Principal façade
95) Cadiz, Cathedral and Bullfighting Ring
96) Cadiz, Genoese Park
97) Cadiz, Hotel Playa Victoria
98) Cadiz, Puerto de Santa Maria, Fishing Boats
99) Cadiz, Jerez de la Frontera, Home of Sherry Wine
Unnumbered: Malaga, Cathedral and Hotel Malaga Palacio; addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Freiss
100) Sevilla, Cathedral, Giralda Tower
101) Sevilla, Our Lady of the Kings
102) Sevilla, Our Lady of Hope
103) Sevilla, Alcazar (Royal Moorish Castle), Lion Gate
104) Sevilla, Alcazar, Montería Court
105) Sevilla, Alcazar, Young Women Court
106) Sevilla, Alcazar, Ambassadors Hall
107) Sevilla, Alcazar, Bedroom of the Moorish King
108) Sevilla, Alcazar, Ambassadors Hall
109) Sevilla, Alcazar, Dolls Court
110) Sevilla, Giralda Tower from the Alcazar
111) Sevilla, Alcazar, Gardens, Pavilion of Chas. V
112) Sevilla, Alcazar, The Gardens
113) Sevilla, Cathedral and José Antonio Avenue
114) Sevilla, Giralda Tower
115) Sevilla, Cathedral, Choir
116) Sevilla, Cathedral, Santa Marta Lane
117) Sevilla, Pimienta Street
118) Sevilla, Doña Elvira Square
119) Sevilla, Court of the Venerable Priests
120) Sevilla, Gold Tower
121) Sevilla, Spain Place, Gallery
122) Sevilla, Guadalquivir River
Unnumbered: Stockholm, Bernadotte Gallery; addressed to Helen Long

 

Volume II: Portugal and Morocco

 

123) Portugal, Rural Scene in Lima Valley
124) Portugal, Portuguese Costumes, Women at Monda
125) Portugal, Shepherd and woman reaper from Alentejo
126) Portugal, National Costumes, Alentejanos shepherds
127) Portugal, Old Mill at Montedôr
128) Portugal, Obidos, Moinho
129) Portugal, Tagus River Bridge
Unnumbered: Lisbon, Salazar Bridge over the Tagus; addressed to Helen Long
130) Portugal, Almada, Monument to the Christ-King
131) Portugal, Lisbon, Toree de Belém (Tagus River)
132) Portugal, Lisbon, Monument, Infante D Henrique
133) Portugal, Lisbon, Lighter on the Tagus
134) Portugal, Lisbon, School-ship, Sagres
135) Portugal, Lisbon, Partial View
136) Portugal, Lisbon, Elevator of Santa Justa
137) Portugal, Obidos, Castle
138) Portugal, Lisbon, Basilica da Estrela
139) Portugal, Alcobaça, Monastery
Unnumbered: Portugal, Lisbon, Bairro de Alfama
140) Portugal, Lisbon, Alfama Quarter
141) Portugal, Lisbon, Marquês Pombal Square
142) Portugal, Lisbon, Great Hall of the Coaches Museum
143) Portugal, Lisbon
144) Portugal, Madonna
145) Portugal, Portuguese cistern in El Jadida
146) Portugal, Estoril, Park
147) Morocco, Tangier, General View
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, English Church and the Mosque from Zoco
148) Morocco, Tangier, The Port
149) Morocco, Tangier, Mosque and the Town 150) Morocco, Tangier, Sultans’ old palace at the Casbah
151) Morocco, Tangier, Boulevard Pasteur
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, Spanish Avenue and Train Station
152) Morocco, Tangier, Governor’s Palace
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, Patio of the Sultans Palace in the Kasbah
153) Morocco, Tangier, Entrance to the Casbah, Ancient York Castle
154) Morocco, Tangier, Court of Sadad (Ancient Mendoubia)
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, Harbour [sic] from  Kasbah
155) Morocco, Tangier, Market (Zoco) of the Carbon
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, The Beach
156) Morocco, Tangier, Entrance Zoco and Tower of Big Mosque
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, Spartel Cap
157) Morocco, Tangier, Arch of Italy Street
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, Bab-Assa’s gate in the Kasbah
158) Morocco, Tangier, Moroccan crafts
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, Grand Socco
159) Morocco, Tangier, Woman of Tangier
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tetuan, Medina; addressed to Annabel Remnitz
160) Morocco, Tangier, Hercules’ Grottoes
161) Morocco, Tetuan, The Ancient Fish Market
162) Morocco, Snake Charmer
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, Snake’s enchantes
163) Morocco, Tetuan, Trankats Street
Unnumbered: Morocco, Tangier, Market (Zoco) of the carbon
164) Morocco, Tetuan, Chobakia (typical sweet)
165) Morocco, Tetuan, The Queen’s Gate
166) Morocco, Tetuan, Sidi Alf Raisuli Street
167) Morocco, Tetuan, Zauia Muley Abdelkader Gate
168) Morocco, Tetuan, Zauia Jarrak Street and Cemetery Gate
169) Morocco, Market Day
170) Morocco, Market
171) Morocco, Wedding Day
172) Morocco, Keeper of camels
173) Morocco, Tetuan, King’s Palace, inside
174) Morocco, Tetuan, King’s Palace, inside
175) Morocco, Tetuan, King’s Palace, Throne
Missing Numbers: 176-178

 

Volume III: England, Ireland, and Scotland

 

1) England, The BOAC VC 10
2) England, Queen Elizabeth II
3) England, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
4) England, The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh with their family
5) England, London, Westminster Abbey (floodlit)
6) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Sanctuary and High Altar, scene of all the great ceremonies held in the Abbey
7) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Tomb of the Unknown Warrior and Sir Winston Churchill Memorial Plaque
8) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Nave looking eastwards, Unknown Warrior’s grave
9) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Grave of the Unknown Warrior
10) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Coronation Chair. Constructed by Master Walter of Durham to the order of Edward I to hold the Stone of Scone, which he had brought from Scotland in 1296. With two exceptions every English sovereign has been crowned in it, including HM Queen Elizabeth II on June 2, 1953
11) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Tomb of Queen Elizabeth I
12) England, London, Westminster Abbey, The Chapter House
13) England, London, Westminster Abbey, High Altar from the choir, the setting of Coronations and Royal Weddings
14) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Chapel of Henry VII, built in 1503 by order of Henry VII. Since
1725, Knights Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
have been installed in the Chapel. The 46 Stalls for the above are on both sides of the Chapel Nave; each Stall has the silk banner and armorial bearing of the present holder.
15) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Vault in Henry VII Chapel. Henry VII founded the Chapel in 1503 as a shrine for his Uncle Henry VI and burial place for himself. His tomb stands in the apse. The roof is a magnificent example of a late Gothic style found in England. The actual vault is a normal groined vault over which the fan-tracery and pendants have been applied, giving the appearance of a fan-vault structure.
16) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Memorial Window in the Nurses’ Chapel. This stained glass window was designed by Mr. Hugh Easton. In the tracery is depicted the lamp of Florence Nightingale, placed upon a Red Cross and encircled by the Crown of Thorns symbolizing the sacrifice of the nurses who gave their lives. In the lower part of the window are placed all the badges of the nursing services and Arms of the Dominions and Colonies from which nurses came to serve in the war, 1939-1945.
17) England, London, Westminster Abbey, The North Rose Window and six Lancets depicting the Corporal Acts of Mercy
18) England, London, Westminster Abbey, The Rose Window, South Transept. 100 feet round, this great window depicts Christ surrounded by 16 symbolic figures of the virtues and orders of angels.
19) England, London, Westminster Abbey, Little Cloister
20) England, London, Westminster Abbey, where English Kings are crowned and the famous dead lie. Queen Elizabeth, Henry of Agincourt, David Livingstone and hundreds of others lie here. Started over 600 years ago on the site of an older church, its building went on through many generations.
21) England, London, Post Office Tower
22) England, London, Big Ben from Parliament Square
23) England, London, Houses of Parliament and the River Thames. The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are situated on the north bank of the River Thames. Big Ben is now the name given to the whole of the 23 feet diameter clock, which keeps unerring time in the Clock Tower, but originally it was the name given to the enormous bell, installed in 1858, which strikes the hours. When the House is in session at night, the lantern above the clock is always kept alight.; addressed to AA Hartnagel
24) England, London, The two State Drummers on a State occasion
25) England, London, The Life Guards in the Mall
26) England, London, Trooping the Colour [sic]; addressed to multiple women in St. Louis
27) England, London, Tower of London, The White Tower
28) England, London, Tower of London, The Wakefield Tower and Bloody Tower
29) England, London, Tower of London, Yeomen Warders in Ceremonial Dress
30) England, London, Tower of London, Changing the Guard
31) England, London, Tower of London, The Chapel of St. Peter in Chains
32) England, London, Imperial State Crown, Made for
George VI in 1937. An exact replica of that made for Queen Victoria, and set with the same jewels, It is used on State occasions, such as the ceremonial opening of Parliament.
33) England, London, St. Edward’s Crown (The Crown of England), Made for King Charles II and used for the actual ceremony of crowning.
34) England, London, The Sovereign’s Orb and head of the
Sovereign’s Sceptre [sic] with the Cross. Both made for King Charles II, the Sceptre [sic] now contains the largest diamond of the four “Stars of Africa” given to King Edward VII by the Union of South Africa.
35) England, London, Prince of Wales’s Crown, Made probably for Frederick Louis, son of King George II.
36) England, London, State Crown of Queen Mary (Consort of King George V), Made for the coronation of Queen Mary in 1911.
37) England, London, The Exeter Salt, Given by the City of Exeter to Charles II to commemorate the Restoration (1660).
38) England, Kew, Royal Botanical Gardens, Pagoda.
Erected in 1761-1762 to the design of Sir William Chambers, this structure, which is octagonal in shape, has ten stories and an overall height of 163 feet.
39) Kew, Royal Botanical Gardens, View along the Broad Walk
40) England, Kew, Royal Botanical Gardens, Rose Garden enclosed in a holly hedge
41) England, Kew, Royal Botanical Gardens, The Main Entrance
42) England, Kew, Royal Botanical Gardens, Japanese Gateway
43) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle. Begun by William the Conqueror and added to or embellished by almost every sovereign since then, Windsor Castle is magnificently situated. The Upper Ward, containing the State Apartments, the Middle Ward, with the massive Round Tower, and Lower Ward, with St. George’s Chapel, are seen here set against the river.
44) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, Berks. The Round Tower, or Keep, stands on William the Conqueror’s earthwork. The lower half of the masonry was built by Henry II, the upper portion being added by George IV. On the left are the twin towers of Norman Gate; in the prison chamber over it James I of Scotland was confined for 18 years.
45) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, Sentries of Grenadier Guards at main entrance
46) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, South Front
47) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, Grand Reception Room. Built by Wyatville, King George IV’s architect, in Louis XV style in 1828-1830 as a reception room for use before banquets in the adjoining Waterloo Chamber. The 18th century Gobelin tapestries depict the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece, after JF de Troy.
48) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, King’s Dining Room. Built by King Charles II in 1676-1678. The painted ceiling by Verrio depicts a banquet of the gods. Woodcarvings are by Grinling Gibbons.
49) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, St. George’s Chapel, the West Front. This entrance, approached by a fine flight of steps, is used for all great functions. Surmounting the pinnacles can be seen the heraldic monsters, the King’s Beasts, representing the descent of the Tudors from Edward the Third through the two lines of York and Lancaster.
50) Windsor, Windsor Castle, Berks, Lower Ward showing St. George’s Chapel on the left with the Round Tower in the distance.
51) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, St. George’s Chapel
52) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, St. George’s Chapel, Changing of the Guard
53) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, St. George’s Chapel, Choir and Sovereign’s Stall
54) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, St. George’s
Chapel, Tomb of King Henry VI and Garter Banners
55) England, Windsor, Windsor Castle, St. George’s Chapel, High Altar
56) England, Stoke Poges Church, Where Thomas Gray
(1716-1771) wrote “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”
57) England, Stoke Poges Church, Interior
58) England, Stoke Poges Church
59) England, London, Hampton Court Palace. Built by Cardinal Wolsey in 1514-1516, the largest brick building to be erected since Roman days, surrounded by the last moat made in England. This historic and lovely residence, scene of so many Royal honeymoons and of so much of the touching tragedy of Royal history, was the last of the palaces designed for the pleasure days of kings and the leisure hours of queens.
60) England, Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral
61) England, Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral, The Nave
62) England, Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral, High Altar
63) England, Oxford, Christ Church Cathedral, Martyrdom of S. Thomas à Becket
64) England, Wilmcote, near Stratford-upon-Avon, Mary Arden’s House (Home of Shakespeare’s Mother)
65) England, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s Birthplace
66) England, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, The Living Room
67) England, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s Birthplace, The Birthroom [sic]
68) England, Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
69) England, Stratford-upon-Avon, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage
70) Stratford-upon-Avon, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage, The Hathaway Bedstead
71) England, Cambridge, Clare and King’s College
72) England, Cambridge, St. John’s from the Backs
73) England, Cambridge, St. John’s New Court
74) England, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral
75) England, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral
76) England, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral
77) England, Canterbury
78) England, Canterbury, Christchurch Gate
79) England, Canterbury, Christchurch Gate
80) England, Canterbury, Christchurch Gate
81) England, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral, The Sanctuary
82) England, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral, The Presbytery and Trinity Chapel
83) England, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral, The Choir
84) England, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral, The Lantern
85) England, Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral, Tomb of the Black Prince
86) England, Canterbury, Falstaff Hotel and West Gate 87) England, Canterbury, West Gate and River Stour
88) England, Canterbury, The Weaver’s House
89) England, Canterbury, The Weaver’s House and River Stour
90) England, Kent, Bearstead, The Tudor House
91) England, Canterbury, St. Martin’s Church
92) England, Canterbury, St. Martin’s Church
93) Ireland, Dublin Airport, home base of Aer Lingus Irish International Air Lines
94) Ireland, Dublin, River Liffey. Dublin was founded by Viking pirates over a thousand years ago. It stands at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, facing Dublin Bay, and is famous for its magnificent Georgian buildings and spacious streets.
95) Ireland, Irish Hospitals Sweepstakes
96) Ireland, Dublin, Horse Cab, One of twelve remaining Dublin horse cabs
97) Ireland, County Wicklow, Sugar Loaf Mountain
98) Ireland, County Wicklow, Vale of Clara
99) Ireland, County Wicklow, Vale of Glendalough
100) Ireland, County Wicklow, Vale of Glendalough
101) Ireland, County Wicklow, St. Kevin’s Church (known also as St. Kevin’s Kitchen) with its hallowed thousand-year-old ruins is where St. Kevin established a monastery in the sixth century which grew into one of Europe’s foremost centers of learning.
102) Ireland, County Wicklow, Powerscourt Gardens and Sugar Loaf Mountain, village of Enniskerry
103) Ireland, County Wicklow, Meeting of the Waters, Vale of Avoca
104) Ireland, Killarney, The Long Range between Upper and Middle Lakes
105) Ireland, Killarney, Traditional Jaunting Car Touring Lower Lake
106) Ireland, Killarney, Jaunting Car at Ross Castle, County Kerry
107) Ireland, County Clare, Bunratty Castle
108) Ireland, County Cork, Blarney Castle
109) Ireland, County Kerry, Killarney, Estate Cottage
110) Ireland, County Dublin, Howth Castle and Ireland’s Eye
111) Ireland, County Galway, Connemara, Collecting Turf from the Bog
112) Ireland, County Galway, Connemara, Kylemore Abbey
113) Ireland, County Galway, Connemara, Aasleagh Falls near Leenana
114) Ireland, County Galway, Connemara, Thatched Cottage
115) Ireland, Irish Homestead with Traditional Thatched Roof
116) Ireland, The Thatcher at Work in the Irish Countryside
117) Ireland, Traditional Irish Harpist by an Irish Cottage
118) Ireland, Irish Cailin Weaving with Hand Loom by an Irish Cottage; addressed to Lucy Elliott
119) Sheep-Shearing in Ireland
120) Ireland, County Louth, Monasterboice, Cross of
Muiredash (10th Century)
121) Scotland, One of the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, Royal Stuart tartan
122) Scotland, Glencoe, Argyllshire, A Piper
123) Scotland, The view over Princes Street Gardens to
Edinburgh Castle is the dominating feature of
romantic Edinburgh. The Castle’s origins are very ancient, but a fort was built by Edwin (from whom Edinburgh takes its name) in the 7th century. The oldest existing part is St. Margaret’s Chapel, circa 11th century. Here, in 1566, Mary Queen of Scots gave birth to James VI of Scotland and 1st of England.
124) Scotland, Edinburgh Castle from Scott Monument, National Gallery in the foreground
125) Scotland, Edinburgh Castle
126) Scotland, The Pipe Band of the 1st Battalion Black
Watch at Edinburgh Castle
127) Scotland, St. Margaret’s Chapel and Mons Meg, Edinburgh Castle. Chapel dates from 11th century and is almost the only Norman work remaining in Edinburgh. It was restored by Queen Victoria. The massive cannon named “Mons Meg” is probably 15th century and was used in the siege of Norham Castle, 1497.
128) Scotland, Edinburgh, Princes Street Gardens and Scott Monument
129) Scotland, Edinburgh, Scott Monument and the North British Hotel
130) Scotland, Edinburgh, Princes Street and the Castle 131) Scotland, Edinburgh by Night, Calton Hill.
Edinburgh has been called “The Athens of the North,” suggested by the aspect of Calton Hill and its monuments. Here is the unfinished replica of the Parthenon monument to the victory of Waterloo, and the turreted Nelson Monument.
132) Scotland, Sunset over Edinburgh, from Calton Hill.
Calton Hill affords a commanding view of “Auld Reekie” as the Scottish capital is sometimes affectionately called. In the foreground is the monument to Dugald Stewart, philosopher, 17531828.
133) Scotland, Edinburgh from Calton Hill
134) Scotland, Edinburgh from Calton Hill; addressed to Helen Long
135) Scotland, Edinburgh, Old Town Skyline, from Princes Street Gardens. The Old Town is centered on the Royal Mile, built on the long ridge leading up to the Castle.
136) Scotland, Edinburgh, St. Giles Cathedral. Built originally in the 12th century, St. Giles suffered much in damage and neglect, particularly after the Reformation. It was restored to much of its former glory during the 19th century.
137) Scotland, Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, commemorating the fallen in the Great War. It was dedicated in 1927 by the Prince of Wales (present Duke of Windsor)
138) Scotland, Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, Casket in the Shrine
139) Scotland, Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle
140) Scotland, Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh Castle, Gallery of Honour [sic]
Missing: 141-152
153) Scotland, Edinburgh, Dean Village, Old Dean
Bridge over the Water of Leith
154) Scotland, Edinburgh, John Knox’s House. Situated in the High Street, this 16th century house was built by the goldsmith to Mary Queen of Scots, and is reputed to have been at one time the property of John Knox.
155) Scotland, Edinburgh, Greyfriars Bobby Memorial, Candlemaker Row. Fountain commemorates faithful terrier who, in 1858, watched by his own master’s grave in Greyfriars Churchyard until his own death many years later.
156) Scotland, Edinburgh, The Grassmarket. After the Restoration it was a place of execution and covenanters were martyred here.
157) Scotland, Edinburgh, Bakehouse Close, Canongate. At lower end of the Royal Mile, near Holyroodhouse, the Canongate contained residences of the old Scottish nobility.
158) Scotland, Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse. The fine wrought-iron gates to the courtyard form part of the National Memorial to King Edward VII.
159) Scotland, Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse
160) Scotland, Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse. The Royal Palace of the Sovereign in Scotland. Founded about 1500 by James V but was later burned and then rebuilt. Mary Queen of Scots lived in the Palace, which was the scene of many events in her tragic
history, including the murder of Rizzio and her marriage to Bothwell. In the background is Arthur’s Seat.
161) Scotland, Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Courtyard
162) Scotland, Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse and
Arthur’s Seat. Palace stands at the foot of the Royal
Mile, backed by the King’s Park and Arthur’s Seat
163) Scotland, Edinburgh, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Queen Mary’s Bedroom
164) Scotland, The Forth Bridges from Viewing Platford, panorama of the two great bridges across the Firth of Forth
165) Scotland, The Forth Road Bridge from South Queensferry, railway bridge beyond
166) Scotland, The Forth Bridges from South Queensferry, West Lothian. With the erection of the new Forth
Road Bridge, opened in 1964, the view from above South Queensferry shows two of the most remarkable bridges in the world.
167) Scotland, Loch Lomond and Ben Lomond from Luss
168) Scotland, Ballachulish Ferry. Looking south over the dark waters of Loch Leven from the grounds of the
Loch Leven Hotel
169) Scotland, Abbotsford House, home of Sir Walter Scott, Bart
170) Scotland, Dryburgh Abbey Hotel, St. Boswell’s
171) Scotland, Dryburgh Abbey, Burial Place of Sir Walter Scott
172) Scotland, Dryburgh Abbey, South Transept and Cloisters
173) Scotland, Highland Cattle
174) Scotland, Prestwick Airport, Terminal Building
175) Scotland, Prestwick Airport, The Lounge
176) International Hotel, John F. Kennedy International Airport

 

Volume IV: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Part 1 

 

1) Lufthansa (Boeing 707 intercontinental jet)
2) Hofbrauhaus, The Royal Brewery, world’s largest Beer Garden, Munich
3) The Odeon Square and Church, Munich, Germany
4) View of the city and the mountains from Ludwig Church, Munich, Germany
5) Town Hall with Cathedral, Munich, Germany
6) City Hall and Cathedral, Munich, Germany
7) Town Hall with Cathedral, Munich, Germany
8) Carillon at the City Hall, Munich, Germany
9) Carillon at the City Hall (strikes at 11am and 9pm), Munich
10) Government Building, Munich, Germany
11) Statue of Bavaria with Hall of Fame, Munich, Germany
12) The Royal Castle at Nymphenburg, Munich, Germany
13) The Wittelsbach Fountain, Munich, Germany
14) The National Theatre, Munich, Germany
15) View of the German Museum, Munich, Germany
16) The Olympic Tower, 290 m., Munich, Germany
17) View of the Isar and the mountains
Missing: 18
19) 1-Linderhof Castle; 2-Passion Play Theater; 3Oberammergau toward Kofel; 4-Hotel Alte Post; 5-Red Riding Hood House; 6-The Benedictine Monastery of Ettal; 7-Parish Church; 8-Woodcarver; 9-Passion Play Theater; addressed to Mrs. Palmer Bournes
20) The Village of Oberammergau, Hotel Wittelsbach, Painting of the Passion Play Oath, 1633
21) Painting of the Passion Play Oath, 1633, Oberammergau
21A) Hans and Adolf Heinzeller, woodcarvers, Oberammergau
22) Village of Oberammergau with background of Kofel mountain (cross on top)
23) Village of Oberammergau with Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
24) A farmer’s house of upper Bavaria
25) Interior of Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Oberammergau
26) The Red Ridinghood [sic] House, Oberammergau
27) Woodcarver’s home in Oberammergau
28) Kuno Bierling played the Rabbi in 1970 Passion Play at Oberammergau. He carved the figures that I bought for my crèche
29) Woodcarver, Oberammergau
30) Native costumes of Oberammergau
31) Passion Play Theatre with the Kofel in the background (2)
32) Stage of the Passion Play Theatre
33) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Christ (Helmut Fischer)
34) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Mary (Beatrix Lang)
35) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, The Last Supper
36) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Scene from The Last Supper
37) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Washing the feet
38) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, The Traitor’s Kiss (Judas)
39) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Crucify Him!
40) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Christ on the Way to Golgotha, “The Way of the Cross”
41) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Crucifixion
42) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Descent from the Cross
43) Passion Play 1970, Oberammergau, Christ’s Ascension, the triumph and glorification of Christ
44) The Wies Church (The Church in the Meadow), near Steingaden, Upper Bavaria. Built by Dominikus Zimmermann 1746-1754. Built to commemorate a church of repentance
45) The Wies Church, overall view of the interior
46) The Wies Church, high altar and choir stalls
47) The Wies Church, view from the choir stall to west side of altar
48) The Wies Church, view of the organ
49) The Wies Church, high columns and the choir stall
50) The Wies Church, Church-father St. Hieronymus
51) Bavarian Railroad
52) St. Coloman Church near Füssen, Bavaria, at foot of Tyrolean Alps
53) Dining room, Hotel Müller, Hohenschwangau, Bavaria
54) Hohenschwangau near Füssen, Bavaria, Neuschwanstein in background
55) King Ludwig II of Bavaria, builder of castles Neuschwanstein (1869-86), Linderhof (1874-78), and Herrenchiemsee (1878-86). King Ludwig II was born in Nymphenburg Castle, Munich, August 25, 1845, died April 13, 1886. Ludwig II became King of Bavaria March 10, 1864. His mother was Crown Princess Marie of Prussia. His father was King Ludwig I, named after his godfather King Louis XVI of France
56) Crucifixion group donated by King Ludwig II to Oberammergau
57) Castles Neuschwanstein (3,025 feet above sea-level) and Hohenschwangau. Neuschwanstein was designed by Christian Jank
58) Neuschwanstein, built in 1869-86 by King Ludwig II of Bavaria
59) Neuschwanstein Castle with mountains of Schwansee and Allgäuer
60) Neuschwanstein Castle
61) Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau Castles
62) Neuschwanstein Castle
63) Neuschwanstein, Bedroom. Fourteen sculptors worked 4 ½ years to complete the room. At the foot-end of the bed The Resurrection of Christ reminds of the near relation between sleep and death. The picture at the head of the bed is a copy of an icon (by J. Frank) painted on gilded copper
64) Neuschwanstein Castle, painting depicting Tannhäuser in Venusberg
65) Neuschwanstein Castle, Wartburg Castle in Thuringia was the model for Neuschwanstein and for the Singers Hall. Paintings in the hall and around the listeners’ gallery show details of the Parsifal saga, subject of Richard Wagner’s most important opera. The angular and paneled pine wood ceiling gives the hall good acoustic qualities. In King Ludwig’s lifetime the hall was never used. In 1933 on the 50th anniversary of Wagner’s death a concert was arranged. The hall was illuminated by the light of 600 candles
66) Neuschwanstein Castle, Throne room in Byzantine style. Stairs of Carrara marble. Paintings represent, among others, the twelve apostles, the six canonized kings (Kasimir of Poland, Stephen I of Hungary, Henry
II of Germany, Louis IX of France, Ferdinand III of Spain, and Edward of England) 67) Neuschwanstein Castle, King’s study, built in Romanesque style corresponding to Wartburg Castle, the model for Neuschwanstein. On the walls is the Tannhäuser saga painted on canvas by J. Aigner, representing an opera by Wagner. Above the stove: Tannhäuser at the singers contest on the Wartburg. On the right: Tannhäuser playing outdoors for a dance
Missing: 68
69) Royal Castle of Hohenschwangau, built in the 12th century. Here King Ludwig II spent the major part of his youth. Richard Wagner visited King Ludwig several times at Hohenschwangau, but he never set foot in Castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. He died at Venice in 1883 at age 70
70) Hohenschwangau Castle, in the middle of a beautiful landscape lies the old castle Hohenschwangau. The lake at the foot of its hill is the Alpsee. Around it are charming wander-paths leading in various directions. On the other side of the castle hill is Swan Lake. Rare plants grow around its borders
71) Royal Castle Hohenschwangau
72) Hohenschwangau Castle with Fountain of the Lions
73) Hohenschwangau Castle, Music room showing grand piano made of maple. King Ludwig II, himself a good pianist, made Richard Wagner several times play his own compositions for him
74) Hohenschwangau Castle, the sleeping-room of the King was named after the Italian poet Torquato Tasso (154495) whose work “The Delivered Jerusalem” provided the motifs of the wall paintings. The painted ceiling symbolizes the night
75) King Ludwig II Castle Linderhof with the high fountain
76) Linderhof Castle
77) Linderhof Castle
78) Linderhof Castle, Peacock Throne
79) Hotel Schloss-Hofen, Lochau near Bregenz, Austria. We spent the night of July 22, 1970, here and celebrated Mrs. Nauss’s birthday
80) Bregenz, Austria, on Lake Constance
81) Bregenz, Austria 2
82) Native dress, Bregenz, Austria
83) Native dress, Austrian children
84) Statue at the place where the Danube joins the Brigach and Breg rivers. The Danube rises as a spring in Donaueschingen and goes under ground for 15 miles, then rises to the surface and joins the Brigach and Breg to form what is called the Danube. Dye was put in the spring and the colored water reached the surface at the place where the Brigach and Breg merged with the Danube
85) The spring which is the source of the Danube, Donaueschingen in Black Forest in Germany
86) Statue at source of the Danube, Donaueschingen in Black Forest
87) Mother Baar shows the young Danube the way to the East, the river goes 2840 km to the sea
88) Donaueschingen in Black Forest, Germany. View toward city church
89) Donaueschingen in Black Forest, Germany, with city church and castle
90) Donaueschingen in Black Forest, Germany, bridge and city church
91) Scenes, St. Blasien, Black Forest, Germany, year-round health resort
92) St. Blasien, Black Forest, Germany, with “Eurotel,” the lovely hotel where we stayed
93) St. Blasien with Cathedral, Black Forest, Germany
94) St. Blasien, Black Forest, Germany, with “Eurotel,” a lovely hotel. We stayed here July 23, 1970, telephoned Anne Steele at Werfen, Austria, talked to Peter before leaving
95) St. Blasien, Black Forest, Germany, Evangelical Church
96) St. Blasien, Black Forest, Germany, Fountain in front of Cathedral
97) St. Blasien, Black Forest, Germany, Interior of Cathedral
98) Hotel Schaffhauserhof in Schaffhausen, Switzerland
99) Falls of the Rhine, Neuhausen, Switzerland
100) Falls of the Rhine with Laufen Castle, Neuhausen, Switzerland
101) Falls of the Rhine, Neuhausen, Switzerland
102) Falls of the Rhine, Neuhausen, Switzerland
103) Seehotel, where we stayed, Stansstad, near Lucerne, Switzerland, July 24, 1970
104) Train and three tunnels built through mountain, Stansstad, near Lucerne, Switzerland
105) Seehotel, Stansstad, near Lucerne, Switzerland
106) Hotel Bellevue (2132 m/7000 ft), Mt. Pilatus, near Lucerne
107) Hotel Bellevue, Mt. Pilatus, near Lucerne, Switzerland
108) Stansstad, near Lucerne, Switzerland
109) Stans, near Lucerne, Switzerland
110) Stansstad, near Lucerne, Switzerland
111) Lucerne, Switzerland, Chapel Bridge and Water Tower
111B) Lucerne, Switzerland; addressed to Irene Deicke
112) Lucerne, Switzerland, Chapel Bridge, Water Tower, and Mt. Pilatus
Missing: 113
114) Lucerne, Switzerland, The Mill Bridge over Spreuer River, erected at beginning of 15th century. Famous for its paintings of the “Death Dance” painted by Caspar Meglinger from 1626 to 1635
115) Lucerne, Switzerland, Interior of Mill Bridge (Spreuer Bridge)
116) Lucerne, Switzerland, The Mill Bridge, built in 1408
117) Lucerne with Mt. Pilatus
118) Lucerne with Mt. Pilatus
119) Lucerne, Switzerland, Lion’s Monument. Sculptured in 1821 from natural rock by Eggenschwyler and Lucas Ahorn from the model of famous Danish sculptor Albert Thorwaldsen, in memory of the Swiss Guards who faithfully defended the French King in the Tuileries and were killed by the revolutionists in the massacre of Aug. 10, 1792
120) Lucerne, Switzerland, The Fritschi Fountain
121) Lucerne, Switzerland, The City Church
122) Lucerne, Switzerland, The See Bridge
123) Treib on the Lake of the Four Cantons
124) Lucerne, Switzerland, Musegg Towers. The old town wall with nine towers was built in the second part of the 14th century for strategic reasons. These are the largest of all the remaining old fortifications in Switzerland
125) Interlaken, Switzerland, Hotel Bernerhof 126) Wengen, Switzerland, hornblower and his son. Jungfrau mountain
126A) Alpine Hornblower, This is how they call cattle. Mönch & Jungfrau; addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Steele
127) Alpine Hornblower, three boys
128) Air lift to Blatten, Swizterland
129) A monk from a monastery with his Saint Bernard dog, Switzerland
130) A monument to the Saint Bernard dogs
131) A peasant from the mountains, Switzerland
132) A hostelry on Brienzer Lake, Switzerland
133) Native costumes of Switzerland
134) Woman with baby in cradle which she carries on her head, in native costume, Valais, Switzerland
135) Festival costume, Saas-Fee, Switzerland
136) Brown Swiss cows seen all through Switzerland
137) Boy taking care of a brown Swiss cow, Switzerland
138) Little boy “courting” a little girl 139) A farmer’s home in the Black Forest, Germany
140) The girls of the Black Forest, Germany, are not easy to get
141) Group of tourists in the Black Forest, Germany
142) Black Forest, Germany, Maidens in bridal and festival dress as they are still seen in Tennenbronn, Langenschiltach, St. Georgen, and Sommerau on
festivl days
143) Lunch menu, Touropa, July 25, 1970
143A) Eurotel Hotel, Montreux, Switzerland, on Lake Geneva, where we stayed July 26, 1970
144) Montreux, Switzerland, on Lake Geneva, the gardens at Eurotel Hotel, where we stayed July 26, 1970
145) Montreux, Switzerland, Eurotel Hotel
146) Montreux, Switzerland, Panoramic view
147) The lake at Montreux, Switzerland, overlooking the mountains
148) A field of narcissus near Montreux, Switzerland
149) Painting of the Castle of Chillon near Montreux, Switzerland
150) Castle of Chillon near Montreux, Switzerland
151) Castle of Chillon near Montreux, Switzerland
152) Castle of Chillon near Montreux, Switzerland
153) Castle of Chillon near Montreux, Switzerland, with Lake Geneva in foreground and Dents-du-Midi
154) Castle of Chillon near Montreux, Switzerland, Hall containing coat of arms (Museum)
155) Castle of Chillon near Montreux, Switzerland, Room of the knights
156) Castle of Chillon near Montreux, Switzerland,
Bonivard’s prison
Missing: 157
158) Flower Clock, Lausanne, Switzerland
159) The Palace of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, and Mt. Blanc
160) The Standards of the United Nations
161) Palace of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, Aerial view
162) Geneva, Switzerland, Palace of Nations, Armillary Sphere
163) Geneva, Switzerland, Armillary Sphere given by the
Woodrow Wilson Foundation and Palace of the ONU
164) Geneva, Switzerland, Palace of Nations, Court of Honor, Armillary Sphere
165) Geneva, Switzerland, Palace of Nations, Assembly Hall
166) Geneva, Switzerland, Palace of Nations, Council Hall
167) Palace of Nations, Council Hall Painting, Social Progress by JM Sert
168) Palace of Nations, Ceiling of Council Hall, artist JM Sert
169) International Committee of the Red Cross, Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1863
170) Beach and surrounding city, Lake Geneva, Switzerland
171) “Half Light” on the beach, Lake Geneva, Switzerland 172) A carriage at Mt. Blanc station, Geneva, Switzerland 173) Brunswick’s Monument, Geneva, Switzerland 174) Church of Notre Dame, Geneva, Switzerland
175) Russian Church, Geneva, Switzerland
176) International Monument of the Reformation, Geneva, Switzerland
177) The Flower Clock, Geneva, Switzerland
178) Visp with group of mountains (Switzerland)
179) Railroad bridge at Lötschberg-Südrampe
180) Zermatt, Switzerland, with Matterhorn
181) Zermatt, Switzerland, Gornergrat with Matterhorn and Dent Blanche
182) Zermatt, Switzerland, 1616 m., Matterhorn, 4478 m. (14,800 ft.)
183) Alpine chalet in Findelen, with Matterhorn
184) Zermatt, Switzerland, Sunrise on Matterhorn
185) Matterhorn (14,800 ft.)
186) Matterhorn, alt. 4,478 m. (14,800 ft.) situated on the border of Valais, Switzerland and Piedmont, Italy, west of Monte Rosa. First ascended in 1865 by Whymper’s party, 4 of whom lost their lives
187) Rhododendron (Rusty-leaved Alpine Rose)
188) Edelweiss
189) Gentian
190) Cantons of Switzerland
191) Map of Switzerland showing Cantons
192) Map of Switzerland with places of interest in the cantons
Missing: 193
194) Lake Maggiore, near Stresa, Italy
195) Lake Maggiore, near Stresa, Italy
196) Cathedral Square, Milan, Italy
197) The Cathedral, Milan, Italy
197A) Milan, Italy
198) Santa Maria delle Grazie Church, The Cloister, Milan, Italy
199) Santa Maria delle Grazie Church, Milan, Italy
200) Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), The Last Supper, Santa Maria delle Grazie Church, Milan, Italy. The door at lower center of painting was cut so that Napoleon could stable his horses in this room of the church
201) Santa Maria delle Grazie Church, The Crucifixion, Milan, Italy
202) The Opera House, The Scala Square, Milan, Italy
203) The Scala Theater, Interior, Milan, Italy
204) Victor Emanuel Gallery, Milan, Italy. We had lunch in this Arcade July 30, 1970
205) Victor Emanuel Gallery, Milan, Italy
206) The railroad station, Milan, Italy
207) The Sforzesco Castle, Milan, Italy
208) Arch of Peace, Milan, Italy
Missing: 209
210) Staircase of the Hotel Danieli Royal Excelsior, Venice, Italy. We stayed here July 30 and 31, 1970
211) Roof Dining Terrace with enchanting view of the lagoon at the world-renowned Hotel Danieli Royal
Excelsior, Venice, Italy
Missing: 212

 

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Grand Canal, Venice, Italy, Sunset
214) St. Mark’s Square, by night, Venice, Italy
215) St. Mark, the Wharf and the Ducal Palace, Venice, Italy
216) The Ducal Palace, Hall of the Major Council, Venice, Italy
217) The Ducal Palace and St. Mark Square
218) The Bridge of Sighs, a dainty suspended bridge that crosses the Rio di Palazzo. In baroque style, it is owed to the architect Antonio Contino (1599), and unites the Ducal Palace with the Prisons. Prisoners who were to appear before the court passed over the bridge. It was their only chance to see the lagoon from the three windows and to sigh for their lost liberty, Venice
218A) The Bridge of Sighs, Venice, Italy
219) The Ducal Palace and Belfry, Venice, Italy
220) St. Mark Basin, General View, Venice, Italy
221) St. Mark Basin, Venice, Italy
222) St. Mark Square and Basilica, Venice, Italy
223) Bell Tower of St. Mark, Detail of the Angel, Venice, Italy
224) The Bell Tower of St. Mark, between the Sansovino Library and the corner of the Ducal Palace, is identical to the ancient one that collapsed on July 14, 1902, which had been built on Roman Foundations between 888 and 912. The new bell tower, the “patron de casa” (master of the house) as the Venetians call it, was dedicated in 1912 for the feast day of St. Mark, the protector of the city. A gilded angel swings on the cusp according to the direction of the wind, Venice,
Italy
225) Clock Tower, Detail, Venice, Italy
226) St. Mark Basilica, Venice, Italy
227) St. Mark’s Cathedral and little square, Venice, Italy. The Basilica of St. Mark stood in 829 in the time of the Doge Giustiniano Partecipazio who had it built to hold the remains of the Evangelist St. Mark who became the patron of the city. In 927 the Basilica was destroyed by fire and rebuilt in the same architectural form that it has today by Doge Domenico Contarini between 1043 and 1071.
228) St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice, The Deposition of Christ (The Descent from the Cross), mosaic
229) St. Mark’s Basilica, One can admire the Four Horses in gilded copper against the great central window of the upper façade which came from Constantinople as spoils of war to the Doge Enrico Dandolo during the fourth crusade in 1204. The quadriga was placed here about the middle of the 14th century. Napoleon took it to Paris on December 17, 1707, and it was returned to Venice in 1815.
230) Basilica of St. Mark, Venice, Italy
231) Basilica of St. Mark, Venice, Italy, Interior 232) St. Mark’s, Venice, Italy, Left side, water color by A. Prosdocimi
233) Basilica of St. Mark, Venice, Italy, Interior
234) St. Mark’s, Venice, Italy, Gondolas at the pier
235) Venice, The Grand Canal and Health Church (Santa Maria della Salute)
236) The Grand Canal, The Gold House, Venice
237) Rialto Bridge, Venice
238) Rialto Bridge and Historical Regatta, Venice, Italy
239) Accademia Bridge and Franchetti Palace, Venice, Italy
240) Typical Canal, Venice, Italy
241) Monument to Bartolomeo Colleoni, masterpiece of the Florentine sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio, next to the Dominican church of San Giovanni and Paolo, Venice, Italy
242) Minelli Staircase, the curious Lombard-style winding staircase in the adjacent courtyard of Palazzo Contarini Dal Bovolo. It is the work of Giovanni Candi, about 1500, Venice, Italy 243) Interior of Theatre “La Fenice,” Venice, Italy
244) View toward Castle, Graz, Austria
245) Clock Tower, Graz, Austria
246) City Hall, Graz, Austria
247) Street in Graz, Austria
248) Memorial Monuments, Ludwig van Beethoven, 17701827, Vienna, Austria. The composer changed his address 69 times in the 35 years he lived in Vienna, so this city has an abundance of plaques that say, “Beethoven lived here.” Beethoven was 17 years old when he arrived from Germany in 1787. He wanted to study with Joseph Haydn but did not stay with him, nor with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, because his mother died and he had to return home. He returned in 1792 and remained in Vienna until his death in 1827.
249) Memorial Monuments, Franz Schubert, 1797-1831, Vienna, Austria
250) Memorial Monuments, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791, Vienna
251) Memorial Monuments, Johann Strauss, born in Vienna October 25, 1825. He had three sons, Johann Strauss Jr., Josef, and Eduard, all of whom were musically gifted and all pursued careers as musicians against their father’s wishes. Johann Jr. was the most talented of the three. Johann Strauss died in Vienna June 3, 1899.
252) Spanish Riding School, Vienna, Austria
253) Spanish Riding School, Vienna, Austria. The Royal Lipizzan Stallions (the famed white horses of Vienna’s Spanish Riding School). Created in the 16th century for the use of the Hapsburgs, royal family of Austria, the Lipizzaners are the world’s oldest living examples of Renaissance art. Known as the ballet dancers among horses, they are the only breed capable of the exacting feats of balance and great leaps called “airs above the ground.” Founded about the year 1565, the school has trained the Lipizzaners in these maneuvers for over four hundred years. Originally the “airs above the ground” was a tactic of war, used by mounted men against foot soldiers to inspire terror.
254) The Ringstrasse, the Houses of Parliament, the Town Hall, and the Old Imperial Theatre, Vienna, Austria
255) The Opera House, Vienna, Austria
Missing: 256
257) St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna, Austria, showing new roof which was necessary after damage during World War II
258) St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna, Austria
259) Schönbrunn Palace, Main Entrance, Vienna, Austria
260) Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
261) Gloriette Monument at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
262) Schönbrunn Palace, Emperor Franz Joseph I, Vienna, Austria
263) Maria Theresa, 1717-1780, Mother of Marie
Antoinette who became the wife of Louis XVI of France
264) Vienna, Austria, Empress Elizabeth in a white lace dress displayed in Schönbrunn Palace. January 22, 1867, King Ludwig II was engaged to Princess Sophie of Bavaria, a sister of the Austrian Empress Elizabeth. This engagement was broken October 10, 1867, after which Ludwig remained alone until his death.
265) Schönbrunn Palace, The Chinese “Cabinet,” Vienna, Austria
266) Schönbrunn Palace, Old Lacquer Room, Vienna, Austria
267) Schönbrunn Palace, The Millions Room, Vienna, Austria
268) Schönbrunn Palace, The Great Hall, Vienna, Austria
269) Schönbrunn Palace, Bergl Room, Vienna Austria
270) Schönbrunn Palace, Gobelin Hall, Vienna Austria
271) Schönbrunn Palace, Blue Salon, Vienna, Austria
272) Schönbrunn Palace, Gold Salon, Vienna, Austria
273) Schönbrunn Palace, Marie Antoinette Room, Vienna, Austria
274) Schönbrunn Palace, Bedroom, Vienna, Austria
275) Schönbrunn Palace, Animal paintings by the Hamilton Brothers, Vienna, Austria
276) Schönbrunn Palace, Napoleon Room, Vienna, Austria
Missing: 277-279
280) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Josefsbrunnen, Austria
281) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross with three chapels, started in 1133, Josefsbrunnen, Austria
282) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Choir Stalls, Josefsbrunnen, Austria
283) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Interior of Main Chapel, Josefsbrunnen, Austria
284) August 4, 1970, we visited the Cistercian Monastery of the Holy Cross in the Vienna Woods at Josefsbrunnen, Austria. Schubert played on this organ.
285) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Josefsbrunnen, Austria, Vaulted passageway
286) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Josefsbrunnen, Austria, Fountain and Babenberger
Window
287) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Josefsbrunnen, Austria, Enclosed gardens
288) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Josefsbrunnen, Austria, Main chapel with tomb of Friedrich the Warrior (d.1246)
289) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Josefsbrunnen, Austria, the main altar with window
290) Vienna Woods, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Josefsbrunnen, The Chapel of Death
291) Zell am See, Austria, Berghotel and Restaurant, Schmittenhöhe Mts.
292) Zell am See, Austria, the lift to Berghotel and restaurant and village below
293) Zell am See, Austria, Berghotel and Restaurant (near Salzburg)
294) Zell am See, Austria, Schmittenhöhe, 2,000 m., with view toward mountain peaks (see front of card)
295) Zell am See, Austria, Schmittenhöhe, mountains in background
296) Königssee, St. Bartholoma, with Watzmann, Ostwand
297) Königssee, St. Bartholoma
298) Berchtesgaden, Austria, with Watzmann (2,714 m.)
299) Hitler’s House in Upper Salzburg, Austria, near Berchtesgaden. Hitler’s long-time mistress, Eva Braun, became his bride April 29, 1945, and joined him in death a day later, according to eye-witness accounts by Der Fuehrer’s private chauffeur, Erik Kempka (in Citadel’s The Secret Life of Adolph Hitler): “Hitler shot himself and Eva swallowed a poisonous capsule. When the chief was dead, I went down to the bunker just as they were carrying out the corpse. Then came Martin Bormann with Eva Braun in his arms. I took her body from him and carried her along behind Adolph Hitler. We placed the two bodies side by side in the garden. I had placed on me the exceptionally hard moral duty of pouring gasoline on them and setting fire to them. They burned from half-past one until half-past seven in the evening.”
300) Kehlsteinhaus (1,836 m.) with view of mountains
301) Winter scene in Austria, with sled and hay
302) Feeding of wild animals in the mountains, Austria
303) Salzburg, Austria; addressed to Helen Long

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