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Kenneth threw himself suddenly upon Phillip.
(A Wedding Gift, by Leonard Outram)

From The Strand Magazine No. 26 (January to June 1893), London.

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Kenneth threw himself suddenly upon Phillip.
(A Wedding Gift, by Leonard Outram)

From The Strand Magazine No. 26 (January to June 1893), London.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Dead indeed, and that’s why they keep coming back where no living could go.

Georges Picard (1857 - 1946), from Inès de las Sierras, by charles Nodier, Paris, 1894.

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Dead indeed, and that’s why they keep coming back where no living could go.

Georges Picard (1857 - 1946), from Inès de las Sierras, by charles Nodier, Paris, 1894.

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
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Richard Doyle, frontispiece from The king of the Golden river, by  John Ruskin, Boston, 1885.

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Richard Doyle, frontispiece from The king of the Golden river, by John Ruskin, Boston, 1885.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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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.

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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