designer: Edi Hauri
Edi Hauri (1911-88) was from Basel and a prolific graphic designer whose works included travel posters, maps and stamps. The Matterhorn straddles the main watershed and the border of Switzerland and Italy. It overlooks the Swiss town of Zermatt and the Italian town of Breuli-Cervinia. In Italian it is known as Monte Cervino At 4,478 metres (or 14692 feet) it is one of the highest peaks in the Alps and in Europe.