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Adalbert is a forum for me, to post ephemera, photography, poetry, occasional travel notes, and various spontaneous motions. Cover photo: Parsonage where my great-grandfather spent his early years. Taken near Liegnitz, Silesia, ca. 1870. The "xothique" portion of the web address is a nod to Clark Ashton Smith's fictional continent of Zothique.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Reichenbach Falls

A real photo postcard, front and back, of the Reichenbach Falls (famous for its Sherlock Holmes tie-in, among other reasons). I procured the card from a vendor at a flea market in Amsterdam, September 2018.


  1. That's was a really good find, Jonathan.

    1. Thanks, Ray. I bought a few other cards from the vendor, at a good price. Where Holmes battled Moriarty....