National Geographic : 1919 Dec
GEOGRAPHIC PANORAMAS FOR CHRISTMAS LHASA-THE MECCA OF THE BUDDHIST FAITH The most remarkable picture ever taken of the world's strangest capital- the Mecca of the Buddhist Faith-sit uated in the heart of the Himalayas. The group of structures-palace, monastery and fortress-called the Potala and erected on the site of an earlier one, was comfmenced in 1645, but the city is 'estimated to be 1200 years old. Photogravure in luxuriant brown tones, 7 x 30 inches, ready for framing, 50 cents, postpaid. Framed, $6.50, express collect. THE MAJESTY OF THE MATTERHORN This immense rock pinnacle, nearly 15,000 feet high, is one of the principal peaks in the Pennine Alps and one of the most difficult mountains in Switzerland to climb. Printed on heavy artist proof board 17% x 23 inches, ready for framing, 50 cents, postpaid. Framed, $5.50, express collect. "THE OLDEST LIVING THING" Is the General Sherman Tree in the Se-. quoia National Park. This giant among giants was already 2,000 years old when Christ was born. The picture has been reproduced in rich green photogravure, 9 x 23 inches, ready for framing, 50 cents, postpaid. Framed, $5.50, express collect. THE DOE AND TWIN FAWNS A rare and beautiful photograph by George Shiras 3rd, which was exhibited at two world expositions and received first honors. Itis one of a series which first attracted general at tention throughout the world to the possibility of animal pho tography at night. Reproduced in rich sepia photogravure, it provides an exceptional subject for framing. 8 x 12 inches, 50 cents, postpaid. Framed, $4.00, express collect. THE PALMS Nature's silent sentinels on the banks of the ancient Nile. According to an Arab proverb a palm to prosper must "have its feet in a running stream and its head in the furnace of heaven." This subject is repro duced in satin sepia photogravure, 8% x 22 inches, and copies suitable for framing, are 50 cents each, postpaid. Framed, $4.00, express collect.