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Alpine guide

Alpine guide


A carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified Alpine guide or mountaineer. The man is carrying a rucksack on his back and a water bottle is slung over his shoulder. He is resting on an alpenstock and his right hand is holding what appears to be a knife.

Photographed by Adolf Ost of Vienna.

 

Code: 126728
 
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