Percy Shelley describes Chamonix in History of a Six Weeks' Tour,
The layout of Chamonix, looking down from Mont Blanc, in the standard
nineteenth-century guidebook, Edward Whymper's Chamonix and the Range
of Mont Blanc (London: John Murray, 1896).
This is the valley of Chamonix from the summit of the
Flégère peak to the north, with the chain of Mont Blanc
rising above it.
The village of Chamonix.
From Walter Woodburn Hyde, "The Ascent of Mont Blanc," in National
Geographic, 24:8 (August 1913), 861-942.