(1807-1873) Swiss-American geologist and naturalist famous for his study of glaciers.

Louis John Rudolph Agassiz

(1807-1873) Swiss-American geologist and naturalist famous for his study of glaciers.

Illustration of a portion of the sculpted wall mural at the Basilica of St. Denis in Paris. The sculpture is of the Battle of Marignano in which the Old Swiss Confederacy fought the French in Italy. The detail shows French knights on horseback (left) trampling over soldiers of the Old Swiss Confederacy, while more Swiss forces (right) attempt to to hold them back with long pikes. French canons can be seen in the distant background.

The Battle of Marignano, Detail from a Sculpted Wall Mural at the Basilica of St. Denis

Illustration of a portion of the sculpted wall mural at the Basilica of St. Denis in Paris. The sculpture…

Field glasses or binoculars from Ecker in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Swiss Binoculars

Field glasses or binoculars from Ecker in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Eastman's Kodak camera from Switzerland in 1907.

Kodak Camera, 1907

Eastman's Kodak camera from Switzerland in 1907.

A Swiss businessman who recorded his memories and experiences in his book A Memory of Solferino, which inspired the creation of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Henri Dunant

A Swiss businessman who recorded his memories and experiences in his book A Memory of Solferino, which…

An illustration a Swiss milking stool.

Swiss Milking Stool

An illustration a Swiss milking stool.

A leafy vegetable grown primarily for its edible roots.

Swiss Chard

A leafy vegetable grown primarily for its edible roots.