'Jungfrau from Interlaken, 1877' [Switzerland]

No. 36 in Fanshawe's Baltic and later album, 1843 - 83. Captioned by the artist on the album page below the image, as title. Interlaken, Switzerland, between Lakes Thun and Brienz, has a long history as a summer visitor resort, well before mountaineering and skiing became general pastimes. To the south lies the impressive range comprising the Eiger (3970 m), Monch (4107 m) and Jungfrau (4158 m) to which Interlaken is the nearest large town, and with good views of them. This is presumably a drawing done on holiday when Fanshawe was Admiral President of the Royal Naval College at Greenwich, 1875 -78.

Object Details

ID: PAI4708
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Fanshawe, Edward Gennys
Places: Switzerland
Date made: 1877
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 175 x 251 mm
Parts: Album of watercolours of the Baltic, Mediterranean, Scotland, Switzerland and Burma (Album)

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