Monthly Archives: April 2017

Ice Cave in the Rhone Glacier, Germany

This is an early image of the ice cave, or eisgrotte in the Furka Pass of the Swiss Alps. The ice cave is part of the Rhone Glacier which covers the nearby mountains.

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The description states simply:

30674  Eisgrotte im Rhonegletscher

–This cave is much more extensive and well developed than indicated from this image, and is easily visited by tourists. It has also been used in films, notably the James Bond film “Goldfinger”.

This image likely dates from the 1950s.

Marmorkirken, Copenhagen, Denmark

This image shows the front entrance of the Marmorkirken, or Marble Church, located in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is also known as Frederick’s Church.

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The description states simply:

MARMORKIRKEN

The Marble Church

–It was originally intended to be built entirely of marble, but was later redesigned to be built of limestone. The building was started in 1749 but not completed in 1894.

This poscard was used and is dated 1953.

Grundvig’s Church, Copenhagen, Denmark

This image is an illustration of the famous Grundvig’s Church in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is notable for its expressionist church architecture.

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The description on the back states simply:

Kobenhaven, Grundvigskirken.

Copenhagen, Grundvig’s Church.

–It was started in 1927 and completed in 1940. It can hold a congregation of 1800.

This card was used and is dated 1953.