1932. Item #1844
20 leaves, several photographs to each page. 24 x 18 cm. 128 photographs, 5 small ones missing. Some look to have information on reverse. A wonderful album chronicling the ski, camping and mountain climbing trips of an ordinary group of friends in 1930's Poland. The album dates 1932-1939. Some places include Czarny Staw Gasienicowy, A glacial lake in the High Tatras. Most of these photographs are in Zakopane, a popular resort and tourist town in South Poland, also known as the winter capitol of Poland and center of Goral culture. Zakopane is a favourite place for skiing, hiking and mountaineering, many of these images show just that, some great shots of climbing the mountains, skiing and camping. The album itself is overall in very good condition, images are clean, pages are tight. Album in brown leather with really lovely designs to covers and ties at spine. Front cover with engraved brass studs as well, album very characteristic of that Goral, "Highlander" style. Included also at the very front is a folded original pencil drawing. It's quite a good fun little drawing, also in that Goral style.