Emanuel Gyger: Mischabelhütte mountain hut (canton Valais, 3,440 m), circa 1910 (Swiss National Museum)
Matthias Taugwalder: 360° panorama of the Matterhorn peak, with views over Italy and the mountains around Zermatt.
Emil Ganz: the Aletsch glacier (canton Valais), circa 1920.
Matthias Taugwalder: 360° panorama of the Dufourspitze (canton Valais, 4,634 m).
Emil Ganz: Lake Märjelen at the Aletsch glacier (canton Valais), circa 1920.
Matthias Taugwalder: looking out from the Grossen Mythen peak (canton Schwyz, 1,899 m).
Albert Steiner: view over the Bernina Massiv (canton Graubünden) from the Bernina Bahn railways' Mitropa dining carriage.(Swiss National Museum)
Matthias Taugwalder: 360° panorama from the Jungfraujoch (cantons Bern and Valais, 3,572 m), showing views over the Mönch and Jungfrau mountains.
Emanuel Gyger: Weissmies peak (canton Valais, 4,023 m) circa 1910.
Matthias Taugwalder: 360° panorama from the Riffelhorn (canton Valais, 2,928 m), near Gornergrat/Zermatt.
Photographs show Switzerland's peaks of perfection.
This content was published on December 10, 2007 - 09:48
Photography has helped make the Swiss mountains a worldwide tourism destination. Changes in how the Alps have been viewed and depicted over the years were shown in a special exhibition entitled "Alpine Panorama" at the Forum of Swiss History in canton Schwyz, central Switzerland.