National Geographic : 1928 Dec
© National Geographic Society Autochromes by Hans Hildenbrand THE SETTINGS OF REAL LIFE FREQUENTLY ASSUME A COMIC-OPERA ASPECT INBAVARIA The chalet type of dwelling found in Switzerland also occurs in the mountains of Bavaria. These very practical and industrious people work hard in summer on their few but fertile Alpine acres. During the long winter months they produce masterly bits of wood carving. What might easily passforascene inatheater isinreality agroup of Tegernsee's young people enjoying asocial evening hour infront of one of their homes. In centuries past theBenedictine Monastery of Tegernsee was one of the great cultural centers ofEurope.