Tourist photographing men playing alpenhorns, Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland
bome000450 © Menno Boermans / Aurora Photos
Image ID
BOME000450
Copyright
Menno Boermans / Aurora Photos
License
Rights Managed
File size
57.1 MB - 5472 x 3648 px (18.24 x 12.16 inch @ 300dpi)
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Location
Zermatt, Wallis, Switzerland
Date Shot
08/25/2014
Caption
A tourist is taking a picture of four traditionally dressed locals of Zermatt play the Alphorn in front of the Matterhorn mountain. With the passing of time, the alphorn almost totally disappeared as an instrument used by Swiss shepherds. It was only with the romanticism of the 19th century and the revival of folklore and tourism that the alphorn experienced a renaissance and even became a national symbol.
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