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The Hut (cabane) on the Zermatt side of the Matterhorn.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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The Hut (cabane) on the Zermatt side of the Matterhorn.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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The summit of the col Dolent.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

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The summit of the col Dolent.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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Summit of the Moming Pass in 1864.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

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Summit of the Moming Pass in 1864.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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They scattered in a panic when saluted by the cries of my excited comrades.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

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They scattered in a panic when saluted by the cries of my excited comrades.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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In attempting to pass the corner, I slipped and fell.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

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In attempting to pass the corner, I slipped and fell.

From The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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They saw masses of rocks, boulders, and stones dart round the corner.

Gustave Doré, from The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

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They saw masses of rocks, boulders, and stones dart round the corner.

Gustave Doré, from The ascent of the Matterhorn, by Edward Whymper, London 1880.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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… She suddenly appeared on the balcony to damp his ardour.

W. L. Jones, from Travels amongst the great Andes of the equator, by  Edward Whymper, New York, 1892.

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… She suddenly appeared on the balcony to damp his ardour.

W. L. Jones, from Travels amongst the great Andes of the equator, by Edward Whymper, New York, 1892.

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Saturday, August 3, 2013
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They dashed in amongst them and threw their lassos.

Joseph Wolf, from Travels amongst the great Andes of the equator, by  Edward Whymper, New York, 1892.

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They dashed in amongst them and threw their lassos.

Joseph Wolf, from Travels amongst the great Andes of the equator, by Edward Whymper, New York, 1892.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, August 3, 2013