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Blanc Collection

Background imageBlanc Collection: Poster advertising Chamonix and Mont Blanc

Poster advertising Chamonix and Mont Blanc
Poster for French railways advertising Chamonix and Mont Blanc in eastern France, for winter sports including skiing

Background imageBlanc Collection: Ascent Mont Blanc - 4

Ascent Mont Blanc - 4
THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC Reaching the summit: during this final stage, each step takes ten minutes Date: 1855

Background imageBlanc Collection: Poster, Chamonix and Mont Blanc, France

Poster, Chamonix and Mont Blanc, France Date: 1955

Background imageBlanc Collection: Chamonix and Mont Blanc, France

Chamonix and Mont Blanc, France
Mont Blanc viewed from Le Jardin. 1845

Background imageBlanc Collection: Mont Blanc, the chain from La Flegere, Chamonix Valley, Fran

Mont Blanc, the chain from La Flegere, Chamonix Valley, France. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900. Mont Blanc, the chain from La Flegere, Chamonix Valley, France. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageBlanc Collection: Ascent Mont Blanc - 3

Ascent Mont Blanc - 3
THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC One of the most difficult parts of the climb - the snow turns to ice and the climbers must cut foot-holes in order to retain a footing

Background imageBlanc Collection: Ascent Mont Blanc - 1

Ascent Mont Blanc - 1
THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC On the glacier de Sacconay, Tissay, the chief guide, is hauled to safety after a break in the ice nearly sends him plunging into a crevasse

Background imageBlanc Collection: Ascent Mont Blanc - 2

Ascent Mont Blanc - 2
THE ASCENT OF MONT BLANC Leaving the Grands Mulets, the climbers separate, only the more experienced going on to the summit

Background imageBlanc Collection: Man in new blue suit, pearl vest and white shirt, 1913

Man in new blue suit, pearl vest and white shirt, 1913
Man in new blue suit, pearl vest and white shirt, designed by Kriegck, with red-lined cape. Habit nouveau par Kriegck. Handcoloured pochoir (stencil)

Background imageBlanc Collection: Young man in fashionable outfit with top hat and cane, 1912

Young man in fashionable outfit with top hat and cane, 1912. Mise d un jeune homme. Handcoloured pochoir (stencil) etching after an illustration by Bernard Boutet de Monvel from Tommaso Antonginis

Background imageBlanc Collection: Electric eel, Asian swamp eel and banded knifefish

Electric eel, Asian swamp eel and banded knifefish
Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, Asian swamp eel, Monopterus albus, and banded knifefish, Gymnotus carapo. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Dequevauviller after an illustration by

Background imageBlanc Collection: Two Suriname snakes: Green snake and checkered

Two Suriname snakes: Green snake and checkered
Two Suriname snakes: Green snake (Malayan green whipsnake, Ahaetulla mycterizans?) and checkered garter snake, Thamnophis marcianus

Background imageBlanc Collection: Mont Blanc Massif - French Alps - Chamonix

Mont Blanc Massif - French Alps - Chamonix - The Plan Praz Terrace (2064m altitude.) Date: circa 1910s

Background imageBlanc Collection: Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London

Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London
Shepherds Market, Mayfair, London. G Ruggeri Restaurant (now Le Dondin Blanc). A Street girl (prostitute) standing on the corner of Trebeck Street and Shepherd Market Date: 1950s

Background imageBlanc Collection: Grand Mulet Cabin, Mont Blanc

Grand Mulet Cabin, Mont Blanc Date: late 19th century

Background imageBlanc Collection: Grand Mulet cabin on Mont Blanc, hand coloured photo

Grand Mulet cabin on Mont Blanc, hand coloured photo, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageBlanc Collection: Crevasse, Mont Blanc

Crevasse, Mont Blanc Date: late 19th century

Background imageBlanc Collection: Climbers on Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, France

Climbers on Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, France Date: late 19th century

Background imageBlanc Collection: Climbers (tourists) on Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Climbers (tourists) on Mont Blanc, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageBlanc Collection: Chamonix and Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Chamonix and Mont Blanc, Victorian period Date: late 19th century

Background imageBlanc Collection: Climbing the Bossons Glacier, Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Climbing the Bossons Glacier, Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Background imageBlanc Collection: Tourist climbers of the Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc

Tourist climbers of the Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Background imageBlanc Collection: Chamonix and Mont Blanc

Chamonix and Mont Blanc

Background imageBlanc Collection: Chamonix, France, Victorian period

Chamonix, France, Victorian period

Background imageBlanc Collection: Climbers, Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc

Climbers, Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc

Background imageBlanc Collection: Mer de Glace, Chamonix, Victorian period

Mer de Glace, Chamonix, Victorian period

Background imageBlanc Collection: Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Background imageBlanc Collection: Climbers on Mont Blanc, hand coloured photo

Climbers on Mont Blanc, hand coloured photo
Climbers on Mont Blanc, Victorian period, hand coloured photo

Background imageBlanc Collection: Climbing Mont Blanc

Climbing Mont Blanc

Background imageBlanc Collection: Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc

Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc

Background imageBlanc Collection: Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, France, Victorian period

Mer de Glace, Mont Blanc, France, Victorian period

Background imageBlanc Collection: Crossing a crevasse, Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Crossing a crevasse, Mont Blanc, Victorian period

Background imageBlanc Collection: Passengers and porters at an English railway station

Passengers and porters at an English railway station considering what to do with a climbing rope on a trip to climb Mont Blanc, early 1900s

Background imageBlanc Collection: Poster, Savoie and Mont Blanc, France

Poster, Savoie and Mont Blanc, France
Poster, Savoie, Mont Blanc, and Saint Gervais swimming pool, France Date: 1959

Background imageBlanc Collection: PLM poster, Combloux and Mont Blanc, France

PLM poster, Combloux and Mont Blanc, France Date: 1925

Background imageBlanc Collection: Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc
A climber on the arete du Rochefort, Mont Blanc. The image is reproduced from a book of photographic studies entitled Haute Montagne'. Date: circa 1931

Background imageBlanc Collection: Poster, Chamonix Palace Hotel, Mont Blanc, France

Poster, Chamonix Palace Hotel, Mont Blanc, France
Poster, Chamonix Palace Hotel, opening May 1914, Mont Blanc, France Date: 1914

Background imageBlanc Collection: Poster, PLM, Chamonix, Mont Blanc, France

Poster, PLM, Chamonix, Mont Blanc, France Date: 1935

Background imageBlanc Collection: Albertville: Hotel Mont Blanc

Albertville: Hotel Mont Blanc. (Albertville is a subprefecture of the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region of Southeastern France). Date: 1937

Background imageBlanc Collection: Pont du Mont Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland

Pont du Mont Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland
19th century vintage photograph: Pont du Mont Blanc, Geneva, Switzerland

Background imageBlanc Collection: Mont Blanc, French Alps, France

Mont Blanc, French Alps, France. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBlanc Collection: Aerial view of the Swiss Alps with Mont Blanc

Aerial view of the Swiss Alps with Mont Blanc, Mont Blanc de Cheilon and Grand Combin. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageBlanc Collection: Main street, Chamonix, France, with Mont Blanc

Main street, Chamonix, France, with Mont Blanc. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageBlanc Collection: The ascent of Mont Blanc made easy: a suggestion to the followers of Mr Albert Smith

The ascent of Mont Blanc made easy: a suggestion to the followers of Mr Albert Smith. A very relaxed Victorian man is transported to the top of the mountain on a giant pair of retractable mechanical

Background imageBlanc Collection: Womens gloves in suede and kid skin, 1913

Womens gloves in suede and kid skin, 1913
Womens gloves in suede and kid skin. Gants de suede et de chevreau glace. Handcoloured pochoir (stencil) etching from Tommaso Antonginis Journal des Dames et des Modes

Background imageBlanc Collection: Woman in short-sleeved top and white skirt, 1913

Woman in short-sleeved top and white skirt, 1913
Woman in short-sleeved top with embroidered trim and white skirt and stole holding two birds aloft. Robe d interieur. Handcoloured pochoir (stencil)

Background imageBlanc Collection: Woman in dress of hand-painted old-blue veil

Woman in dress of hand-painted old-blue veil looking at cherry blossom out of a window. Robe de voile bleu ancien peint a la main

Background imageBlanc Collection: Woman in green wool suit with pet dogs, 1913

Woman in green wool suit with pet dogs, 1913
Woman in green wool suit with collar, belt and cuffs in yellow and grey taffeta check, walking with two dogs. Costume tailleur du matin en lainage vert-de-gris



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