Cartoon, The Enthusiasts. The last bit of Winter sport in Switzerland on the approach of spring. Skiers skiing at the top of mountains where snow hasn't melted. Please note: Credit must appear as Courtesy of the Estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evan"
© Courtesy of the estate of Mrs J.C.Robinson/Pollinger Ltd/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library
1921, Approach, Art, Bit, Cartoon, Cartoons, Classic, Enthusiasts, Fanatic, Heath, Historical, History, Humour, Melted, Mountains, Robinson, Ski Ing, Skiers, Snow, Sport, Sports, Spring, Switzerland, Top, Travel, Winter
The Man who Threw a Snowball at St. Moritz
An aghast crowd of skiiers and holidaymakers looking towards a dejected snowball-thrower who is trudging away into the distance. St. Moritz was a popular skiing destination for the upper classes during the 20's and 30's and the aspirational atmosphere of the resort is captured brilliantly by Bateman's illustration.
© Estate of H M Bateman/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library
Imjarvi, Finland 1970
Woodman Aarno Heinonen and farmer Esko Viljo, skiing, see a domed UFO land 'so near I could have touched it with my ski-stick': an alien entity appears in a light beam...
© Mary Evans Picture Library/MICHAEL BUHLER
1970, Aarno, Alien, Appears, Beam, Domed, Entity, Esko, Farmer, Finland, Heinonen, Historical, History, Imjarvi, January, Land, Light, Ski, Ski Ing, Touched, Ufo, Ufos, Viljo, Woodman