Blicke in die Welt um 1900 – 17

Vintage Stereoviews – Innsbruck, Pisa, Helsinki, Stockholm

Maria-Theresien Strasse and Pillar of Saint Anne, Innsbruck, Austria

»Innsbruck, one of the most beautifully situated cities of Europe, with a population in 1925 of more than 56.000, lies in the western part of the republic of Austria, in the province of Tyrol. As a result of the World War, Tyrol was greatly reduced in area, the southern part of it coming into the possession of Italy, so that today the portion of it remaining to Austria is a narrow stretch of generally mountainous country about 35 miles wide, lying between southern Germany and northern Italy and extending westward to the border of Switzerland. The loss of dependent territory has naturally had a bad effect on the industrial prosperity of Innsbruck, as, in a larger sense, such loss in the territory of Austria as a whole has adversely affected Vienna, formerly the capital of the Austro-Hungarian empire. But, considering the conditions, Innsbruck is making good progress toward recovery from post-war depression, and it is again a popular resort for tourists, who delight in its old-fashioned buildings, its mild climate, and the beautiful scenery of the mountains surrounding it.
Innsbruck was once a frontier post of the Roman empire, and it has had an eventful history. The monument before us is the pillar of St. Anne, erected in 1706 to commemorate the evacuation of Tyrol in 1703 by the French and the Bavarians. In Innsbruck are manufactured silks, cottons, linens, leather, paper, and glass, and in the vicinity of the city are salt, zinc, lead, and iron mines. An unusual industry is the breeding of canaries, which are raised in large numbers and sold throughout Europe.«

The Leaning Tower, and the Eleventh Century Cathedral, Pisa, Italy

Norra Esplanad-Gatan, the principal street of Helsingfors, Finland

Palaces, Homes, Churches, and Busy Streets of Beautiful Stockholm, N.W. from the Moseback, Sweden

Vessels Passing on the Beautiful Treebordered Södertälje Canal, Sweden

Ein stereoskopischer Ein-Blick in die Welt um 1900 …  (wird fortgesetzt)

(alle Bildunterschriften und Texte sind den Vorder- bzw. Rückseiten der Stereokarten entnommen)

Private Collection / Private Sammlung

➢ antike Stereokarten & anaglyphe Bilder

➢ … ein Blick auf »Stereokarten«

➢ Ein »Weltspiegel« um 1900

Abstand senkrecht 600 2


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