Cross at the top of St. Bernard Pass, photograph.
Date:
1915
Description:
Black and white photograph from page 24 of the 1913-1916 photo album.
Photograph shows a monument at Great St. Bernard pass, placed at the former site of a temple to Jupiter Poeninus. Inscription on the statue reads, "Deo optimo maximo." A portion of the Alps is visible behind the monument.
Photograph was likely taken during Wilder Penfield's trip to Europe in the spring of 1915.
Physical Description:
image.photograph.black and white 8.8 x 6.3
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series O (Objects) -- Sub-Series O/V (Objects, visual) -- Photograph Album (1913-1916) -- page24 -- image7
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Cross at the top of St. Bernard Pass, photograph. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series O (Objects) -- Sub-Series O/V (Objects, visual) -- Photograph Album (1913-1916) -- page24 -- image7 . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved November 22, 2017 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=8529
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Notes:
"Top of Grand St. Bernard Pass" handwritten on bottom of photograph.

Photograph is overexposed in bottom corners.

Location:
Great Saint Bernard Pass (Italy and Switzerland).
Call Number:
O/V Photograph Album (1913-1916)