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Landeck

Landeck

Photographer: Frith, Francis (1822 - 1898)

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1865

Shelfmark: Cup.410.g.107

Item number: 18

Length: 12.2

Width: 16.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

In the Artist's Preface of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's novel 'Hyperion' British photographer and publisher of continental views Francis Frith writes: "With Landeck, in the Tyrol (en route for Innsbruck) we were so charmed, that we could not resist an illustration."

Frith spent 6 weeks following the course of the Rhine and stopping at tourist sites in Switzerland, Austria and Germany photographing scenes illustrating Longfellow's text.

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