Catalogue description Joseph Lochmatter

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Details of 1922/K33
Reference: 1922/K33
Title: Joseph Lochmatter

Series Title: Original Fuhrerbucher


Official Fuhrer-Buch issued to Joseph Lochmatter in 1896, and containing testamonials written by climbers who had engaged Joseph as a guide. The first pages in the book (pp.86-88) contain a review of the entries in Joseph's previous notebook, written by W.M. Baker (AC). The book includes an entry by E.A. Fitzgerald (p.92), whom Joseph accompanied on a trip to the Andes in 1897. The final entry (p.191) was written after Joseph's death, and records his last outing before conscription. Joseph was the son of Joseph-Marie Lochmatter, and brother of Franz and Rudolph Lochmatter. He died in 1915 (see AL vol.XXIX, p.351). Dates: July 1896 - August 1914.


Places: Andes


Subject: Guides

Date: 1896-1914
Held by: Alpine Club Archives, not available at The National Archives
Former reference in its original department: 27
Language: English, German
Physical description: 1 volume
Physical condition: Book is bound in vellum, and housed in a leather slipcase with a thong
Immediate source of acquisition:

Acquired by the AC, 1915 (as per note in AJ Vol.XXIX, p.357).

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