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5 datasets found

  • Photographs on Thomas Mann

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Thomas Mann Archives have released around 2,000 images. The main subjects include portraits of Thomas Mann and members of the Mann-Pringsheim family, family scenes and holid...

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  • Photos from the Max Frisch Archive

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The image database for the Max Frisch Archive comprises roughly 4,000 images that document the life of Max Frisch in photographic form and give a comprehensive insight into the ...

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  • Photographs of Contemporary Musicians of the Canton of Vaud

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne collects archives, music scores and publications about the musicians related to the State of Vaud. These pictures portray local a...

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  • Historical Photographs of Wetzikon

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Municipal Archives Wetzikon have made a set of historical photographs from the album of Fritz Wiesendanger (photographer in Wetzikon, †1917) available.

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  • Photos of the Construction of the Hauenstein Base Tunnel

    Construction and housing, Culture, media, information society, sport, National economy, Mobility and Transport, Tourism

    The photographs in this collection were taken between 1912 and 1916 during the construction of the Hauenstein railway tunnel. They're part of the extensive photo archive of the ...

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