Costume hats and tourists – The photographic archive Johannes in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

6 June – 28 October 2016
Presentation of the Image Archive

Poster motif "Costume hats and tourists": Wetterstein mountain range, 1921, by August Beckert | © BSB/ Image archive

"Costume hats and tourists" is the title of the current presentation shown by the Image Archive of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek up to 28 October 2016. The exhibits include motifs from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the Werdenfelser Land region and Tyrol: Locations and buildings, mountains and lakes, local population and tourists, regional costumes and events.

The photographs from the archive Johannes were taken by the founder of the photographic studio Bernhard Johannes in Partenkirchen and by his successors Max and August Beckert and Franz Kölbl. This dynasty of photographers was active between 1869 and 2004.

Angelika Betz
Phone:  +49 89 28638-2292


Venue Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Hallway in front of the Reading Room for Music, Maps and Images  (1st floor)
Opening hours 6 June – 28 October 2016
Monday – Friday   9:00 – 17:00   (closed on bank holidays)
Admission Admission is free.