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.
Tip: By clicking on the photos in the image galleries (by the exception of only few), audio guides (in German) can be activated, which offer further information.