Rare glimpses of abbey life in Engelberg Taking snaps of boarding school pupils, 1915. Photographs taken by monks in the Benedictine Abbey at Engelberg provide a rare glimpse of early 20th-century life behind the monastery walls. A total of 120 photographs were assembled by Marianne Noser und Emil Mahnig. The book Suchende im Bild ("Looking in pictures") was published this year by the Neue Zürcher Zeitung group. swissinfo.ch The Kloster's idyllic garden, 1932. swissinfo.ch Working at the plough. swissinfo.ch Decorative lamps made in the Kloster workshop still illuminate the Abbey today, 1934. swissinfo.ch An unusual tug-of-war, class photo 1937. swissinfo.ch Curious ears tune in to a phonograph, 1901 swissinfo.ch Young stargazers take turns at the telescope, July 14, 1920. swissinfo.ch Reflections in the Engelberg forest. swissinfo.ch A Sunday out, 1912. swissinfo.ch A pilgrim prepares to depart to Jerusalem, 1908. swissinfo.ch Coming down the mountain. swissinfo.ch Mind your cassock, father. swissinfo.ch Skating in the shadow of the Hutstock, January 30, 1927. swissinfo.ch This content was published on June 9, 2005 - 10:53 June 9, 2005 - 10:53 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at email@example.com. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Follow us on Telegram You can now also read us on Telegram. Follow this link to subscribe to our channel!