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Eduard Imhof not only cartographed and drew the mountains, but also modeled them. The three relief models he made are on permanent display at the Swiss Alpine Museum in Bern, in the Naturwissenschaftlichen Sammlungen of the city of Winterthur and in the ETH-Hönggerberg (HIL-Gebäude).

Windgälle 1:2 000

Windgälle 1:2 000 (Canton of Uri)
Modeled by Eduard Imhof 1937-1939. Section. Measurements: 310 x 165 x 110 cm.
(Imhof, Eduard O 4)

 

Grosse Windgälle 1:2 000

Grosse Windgälle 1:2 000
Modeled by Eduard Imhof 1937-1939. Section.
(Imhof, Eduard N 2)

 

Grosse Windgälle 1:2 000

Grosse Windgälle 1:2 000
Modeled by Eduard Imhof 1937-1939. Section.
(Imhof, Eduard N 3)

Bietschhorn 1:2 000

Bietschhorn 1:2 000 (Canton of Valais)
1938-1939. Modeled by Eduard Imhof and his students of topography. Measurements: 170 x 140 x 90 cm.
(Imhof, Eduard O 9)

Mürtschenstock 1:10 000

Mürtschenstock 1:10 000 (Canton of Glarus)
Relief model. Measurements: 45 x 29 x 17 cm. 1920-1922.
(Imhof, Eduard O 3)

Mürtschenstock

Mürtschenstock. Rock study.
Pen drawing, ink on pergamin. December 3, 1923. 35 x 21 cm.
(Imhof, Eduard I 4)

Isohypses and a pair of stereo photographs of the Windgälle.
Bases for the modeling of the relief.
(Imhof, Eduard O 5)

manuscript of a lecture about relief modeling

Eduard Imhof, manuscript of a lecture about relief modeling given on June 22, 1978, p. 6.
Handwriting in his later years. Ballpoint pen. 29 x 21 cm.
(Imhof, Eduard O 6)

Herstellung eines Bergmodells

Making of a relief model.
Making of the original model. Pen-and-ink drawing and crayons. 29 x 21 cm.
(Imhof, Eduard O 7)

Herstellung eines Bergmodells

Making of a relief model.
From the original model to the display model. Pen-and-ink drawing and crayons. 29 x 21 cm. (Imhof, Eduard O 8)