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Frontier defence in the Alps.

Image ID: 823751

Frontier defence in the Alps. (1896)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Frontier defence in the Alps.

Published Date

: 1896

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 18 cm. (10 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.)


: Printed on border: "The subject of Frontier Defence must ever be a vital one to Continental Powers. France in particular has five different nations pressing on her borders, and two of them -- Germany and Italy -- require the most attention. Our picture represents a detachment of the French Mountain Battery hoisting mules up a precipice. Difficulties and delays such as this are naturally very common in such districts. The whole work is of ext ....
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Original Source

: From The picture magazine. George Newnes Ltd., 1893-1896) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- transportation

Source Description

: 1 folder (7 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Tran

Digital ID

: 823751

Record ID

: 691494

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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