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Bern Collection (#2)

Background imageBern Collection: View of the city of Berne, Switzerland

View of the city of Berne, Switzerland
Vintage 19th century photograph - view of the city of Bern, Switzerland

Background imageBern Collection: Bern, Switzerland - Universal Postal Union sculpture

Bern, Switzerland - Universal Postal Union sculpture, designed by Rene de Saint-Marceaux (1909). Each of the five human figures represents a different continent. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBern Collection: Map of Bern, Switzerland

Map of Bern, Switzerland Date: 1905

Background imageBern Collection: Girls in costume, Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland

Girls in costume, Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland
Four girls in traditional costume outside the public hall in Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland

Background imageBern Collection: Milking Boy - Grindelwald, Switzerland

Milking Boy - Grindelwald, Switzerland - with his own milking stool, pre-attached by leather straps to his behind! Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBern Collection: Bears playing in their enclosure

Bears playing in their enclosure
The reverse of this card reads: Even the bears have to learn how to skip in Switzerland - don t you think they are very clever

Background imageBern Collection: Drawing by Harold Auerbach, Spiez, Switzerland

Drawing by Harold Auerbach, Spiez, Switzerland
Pen and ink drawing by Harold Auerbach, Spiez, Bern, Switzerland, April 1910. Date: 1910

Background imageBern Collection: The Swiss Bears of Bern skating on the ice

The Swiss Bears of Bern skating on the ice. Date: 1908

Background imageBern Collection: Switzerland - Switchback turn on the Sustenstrasse

Switzerland - Switchback turn on the Sustenstrasse, built between 1938-1945 - in the Cantons of Bern & Uri. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageBern Collection: The Bern Bear helps a Swiss woman with her yarn winding

The Bern Bear helps a Swiss woman with her yarn winding. Date: circa 1903

Background imageBern Collection: A lady in Traditional Bernaise costume posing with a bear

A lady in Traditional Bernaise costume posing with a bear
A lady of Bern, Switzerland in Traditional Bernaise costume posing with a bear, the symbol of both the city and surrounding canton of Bern, Switzerland, and is featured in their coat of arms

Background imageBern Collection: Bern, Switzerland - Monument de l Union Postale Universelle

Bern, Switzerland - Monument de l Union Postale Universelle
The UPU (Union postale universelle / Universal Postal Union) monument (Weltpost Denkmal) in Bern designed by Rene de Saint-Marceaux (1909), which inspired the logo of the organisation

Background imageBern Collection: A panoramic view of Bern, Switzerland - Alps in distance

A panoramic view of Bern, Switzerland - Alps in distance
A panoramic view of Bern, Switzerland - with the snow-capped peaks of the Alps in the background. 1952

Background imageBern Collection: Church and rectory at Lutzelfluh, Switzerland

Church and rectory at Lutzelfluh, Switzerland
View across farmland toward the Church and rectory at Lutzelfluh in the administrative district of Emmental in the Swiss canton of Bern, Switzerland. circa 1910s

Background imageBern Collection: Bern, Switzerland - Bern Minster

Bern, Switzerland - Bern Minster
Statue of Rudolf von Erlach (now moved from this location) and partial view of the West facade of Bern Muenster (Minster) - a Gothic-style Swiss Reformed cathedral, Munsterplatz, old city of Bern

Background imageBern Collection: Bern - The Bear PIt - Switzerland

Bern - The Bear PIt - Switzerland Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBern Collection: Bear Pit - Bern, Switzerland

Bear Pit - Bern, Switzerland Date: circa 1950s

Background imageBern Collection: Buren an der Aare, Switzerland

Buren an der Aare, Switzerland
Buren an der Aare (Bueren on the Aare) - a municipality in the Seeland administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. circa 1950s

Background imageBern Collection: Poster, Berne Aviation Centre, Switzerland

Poster, Berne Aviation Centre, Switzerland. 20th century

Background imageBern Collection: Franc. Bern. Ferrari

Franc. Bern. Ferrari
FRANCESCO BERNARDO FERRARI Italian archeologist and scholar, from Milano. Date: 1576 - 1669

Background imageBern Collection: Scenic View, Wengen, Interlaken-Oberhasli

Scenic View, Wengen, Interlaken-Oberhasli
Scenic View, Wengen, Bern, Interlaken-Oberhasli, Switzerland. Date: 1910s

Background imageBern Collection: A Chinese Woman darning, Qianlong Period (1736-96)

A Chinese Woman darning, Qianlong Period (1736-96) (gouache on paper). Chinese art. SWITZERLAND. Bern. Bernese Historical Museum

Background imageBern Collection: A Chinese Woman making a bobbin, Qianlong Period

A Chinese Woman making a bobbin, Qianlong Period (1736-96) (gouache on paper). Chinese art. SWITZERLAND. Bern. Bernese Historical Museum

Background imageBern Collection: A Chinese Woman spinning, Qianlong Period (1736-96)

A Chinese Woman spinning, Qianlong Period (1736-96) (gouache on paper). Chinese art. SWITZERLAND. Bern. Bernese Historical Museum

Background imageBern Collection: Embarkation of a sailing boat, Qianlong Period (1736-96)

Embarkation of a sailing boat, Qianlong Period (1736-96). Chinese art. SWITZERLAND. Bern. Bernese Historical Museum

Background imageBern Collection: Switzerland - Berne. From Schaenzli

Switzerland - Berne. From Schaenzli
Coloured lantern slide of a view across Berne. The city lies on the Swiss plateau in the Canton of Bern, slightly west of the centre of Switzerland and 20 km (12 mi) north of the Bernese Alps

Background imageBern Collection: Switzerland - Thun, from Belle Vue Pavilion

Switzerland - Thun, from Belle Vue Pavilion
Coloured lantern slide of a view across Thun. It is located where the River Aar flows out of Lake Thun (Thunersee), 30 km south of Bern

Background imageBern Collection: Switzerland - Handeck, Falls of the Aar

Switzerland - Handeck, Falls of the Aar
Coloured lantern slide of the Aar Falls at Handeck. A waterfall on the Aare River in Bern, Switzerland; it is located about 9 miles south of Meiringen village

Background imageBern Collection: Switzerland - Interlaken, Hotel Beau-Rivage

Switzerland - Interlaken, Hotel Beau-Rivage
Coloured lantern slide of a view across the Swiss town Interlaken. In the background is a Mount Jungfrau - one of the main summits in the Bernese Alps

Background imageBern Collection: Switzerland - Gasterin Thal, the Schilthorn

Switzerland - Gasterin Thal, the Schilthorn
Coloured lantern slide of a view of the Schilthorn. The Schilthorn is a 2, 970 metre high summit of the Bernese Alps, overlooking the valley of Lauterbrunnen in the Swiss canton of Bern

Background imageBern Collection: Switzerland - Thun, from the Churchyard

Switzerland - Thun, from the Churchyard
Coloured lantern slide of a view across Thun. It is located where the River Aar flows out of Lake Thun (Thunersee), 30 km south of Bern

Background imageBern Collection: High Street in Thun, Berne, Switzerland

High Street in Thun, Berne, Switzerland
High Street (Hauptgasse) in Thun, Berne, Switzerland

Background imageBern Collection: View of Reichenbach, Berne, Switzerland

View of Reichenbach, Berne, Switzerland, with the church on the right

Background imageBern Collection: Hotel Simplon, Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland

Hotel Simplon, Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland, with soldiers walking in the street

Background imageBern Collection: Hotel Interlaken, Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland

Hotel Interlaken, Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland

Background imageBern Collection: Hotel Faulhorn, Bernese Alps, Switzerland

Hotel Faulhorn, Bernese Alps, Switzerland
Hotel Faulhorn, on the summit of the mountain of the same name in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland

Background imageBern Collection: Altes Bernerhaus, Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland

Altes Bernerhaus, Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland
Altes Bernerhaus (an old building in traditional Bernese style), Interlaken, Berne, Switzerland

Background imageBern Collection: Biplane over Gruneckhorn, Finsteraarhorn, Switzerland

Biplane over Gruneckhorn, Finsteraarhorn, Switzerland
Biplane over Gruneckhorn and Finsteraarhorn in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland. Date: circa 1919

Background imageBern Collection: Clock striking midday, Berne, Switzerland

Clock striking midday, Berne, Switzerland
People in the street, listening to the 16th century clock striking midday, in Berne, Switzerland

Background imageBern Collection: Hotel Rothhorn-Kulm and Alps, Brienz, Switzerland

Hotel Rothhorn-Kulm and Alps, Brienz, Switzerland
Hotel Rothhorn-Kulm, a panorama of the Bernese Alps and the Muhlebach Viaduct at Brienz, Switzerland. Date: late 19th century

Background imageBern Collection: Swiss Woman dancing with a brown bear

Swiss Woman dancing with a brown bear
Swiss Woman in traditional costume dancing enthusiastically with a brown bear, the symbol of both the city and surrounding canton of Bern, Switzerland, and is featured in their coat of arms

Background imageBern Collection: China (late 18th c. ). Qing Dynasty, also known

China (late 18th c. ). Qing Dynasty, also known
China (late 18th c.). Qing Dynasty, also known as the Manchu dynasty. Emperors suit. SWITZERLAND. Bern. Bernese Historical Museum

Background imageBern Collection: Emperors dress from the Qing dynasty, late 18th

Emperors dress from the Qing dynasty, late 18th century. Chinese art. Qin period. Engraving. SWITZERLAND. Bern. Bernese Historical Museum

Background imageBern Collection: SWITZERLAND. Bern. Cathedral of St. Vincent

SWITZERLAND. Bern. Cathedral of St. Vincent. Glass windows (1421). Detail with a Knight and the Death. Gothic art. Glass window

Background imageBern Collection: Cathedral of St

Cathedral of St. Vincent. SWITZERLAND. Bern. Cathedral of St. Vincent. Gothic art. Glass window

Background imageBern Collection: Thun - Switzerland

Thun - Switzerland
A delightful view of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBern Collection: Swiss Textile Industry - Bern

Swiss Textile Industry - Bern
A card celebration the Swiss Textile Industry. An interesting historical addition, this card was posted 6 days prior to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo

Background imageBern Collection: Bear Garden in Bern, Switzerland

Bear Garden in Bern, Switzerland
Bears in their enclosure at the zoo in Bern, Switzerland. The bear is the emblem of the city. Date: circa 1908



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