270 historical images from the mid-19th century up to the 1970s extend an invitation 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.
"MUNICH. LOOK here!" sheds a light on minor and major events in the history of Munich and is presented in six focal points:
♦ Early photography (1839 to 1914)
♦ From Munich into the mountains
♦ Munich 1914 to 1945
♦ War damages and reconstruction
♦ Culture, culture, culture
♦ Between tradition and progress
Delve into the photographic archives of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and go on an exciting journey through time.
MUNICH. LOOK here! The Image Archive of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek