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The photographs in this collection were taken between 1912 and 1916 during the construction of the Hauenstein railway tunnel. They're part of the extensive photo archive of the Heritage Foundation SBB (SBB Historic).The Hauenstein base tunnel…

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This collection comprises more than 5000 digitised photos with metadata from the collection "Landesverteidigung 1848-1950" (call number E27#06.H.3.k.2, files 14093 to 14096) in the Swiss Federal Archive.

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Photos - some of them aerial images - Walter Mittelholzer took during his adventurous flights to places like Spitzbergen (1923) or Persia (1925). See this Wikimedia Blog post for more information:…

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This collection includes photographs of bridges in the Swiss Federal Railways' former Kreis II. They were taken around the period from 1882 to 1966. The Kreis II had its administrative center in Lucerne and was one out of three major regions in which…

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Max van Berchem, born 1863 in Geneva, was an orientalist, specialist in Islamic Archaeology and a photographer. He undertook research trips to Egypt, Palestine, Syria and Turkey.Between working in the Middle East he photographed many historically…

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NYPL offers more than 20,000 historical cartographic works as high resolution downloads under a Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.

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Hundreds of photos taken during the Great War from several countries

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This site allows users to explore the natural sciences and humanities collections of Museum Victoria in Australia, featuring collections of zoology, geology, palaeontology, history, indigenous cultures and technology. Over 1.15 million records were…

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The Zentralbibliothek Solothurn holds an important collection of manuscripts predominantly from the later Middle Ages. The more than 100 codices are not only from Solothurn monasterys and convents, but also from a number of monasteries from the Upper…

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This collection includes high-quality reproductions of more than 70 of the medieval manuscripts in the Basel University Library.Most of the manuscripts were written in the late 14th and 15th century. Theological works comprise two thirds of the total…
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