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From 6 March to 21 June 2020, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek shows the photographic exhibition "MUNICH. LOOK here! The Image Archive of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek". 250 historical images from the mid-19th century up to the 1970s invite visitors to go on an exciting journey through time in Munich and its surroundings. The extraordinary photographs are from well-known Munich photographers, such as Franz Hanfstaengl, Georg Fruhstorfer, Felicitas Timpe or Heinrich Hoffmann. The Image Archive of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, which manages the photographic legacies and image archives, offers a representative insight into the institution’s outstanding photograph collections.

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