Image Archive

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ETH-Bibliothek's Image Archive manages, indexes and mediates the library’s collection of photographic and audio-visual documents.


3 million documents


  • Images from personal papers
  • Comet Photo AG Archive
  • Image Archive of the Foundation Luftbild Schweiz
  • Swissair Photo Archive
  • Industrial Culture Foundation Photo Archive
  • Portrait Collection
  • View Collection

Relevance of research and Public

ETH-Bibliothek has extensive, historically valuable image holdings. Selected photographs are being digitized and can be searched for on ETH-Bibliothek's Knowledge Portal and E-Pics Image Archive Online. The images can be used freely accessible by the general public.

Current activities, projects

Use of the archive / online presence

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