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Passe-Partout - International Bank of Printers' Ornaments

The aim of Passe-Partout is to make available to researchers in the field of book history an international database of printers' ornaments.

Built around archives of locally-provided data, Passe-Partout operates on the non-profit basis of exchange and cooperation.

All users can freely consult the database of ornaments and make use of the information they find.

Foundation E.G. Bührle Collection - Works

Descriptions and pictures of numerous works of the E.G. Bührle Collection are available online.

The works can be investigated by a list of artists, liste of styles or by a search engine.

House of Elsewhere

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The House of Elsewhere is a museum dedicated to science fiction, utopia and extraordinary journeys.

Every year the House presents in two or three exhibitions parts of its collection with about 70'000 objects. It also presents expositions outdoors.

Exhibitions

Fotomuseum Winterthur - Collection Online

The Fotomuseum Winterthur makes a part of its collection accessible online.

The works of some 300 individual photographers can be explored by browsing the index of artists and titles, or using the full-text search facility to find information about the artists and their techniques and to read commentated descriptions of the works in the collection.

Elysée Museum

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The Musée de l’Elysée collections: include prints covering a wide variety of photographic processes from the 19th to the 21st century, from daguerreotypes to digital prints. The museum’s collections cover all the different uses of photography - artistic or documentary, photojournalism or studio portraits, amateur or professional, private albums and travel photography.

Museum of Communication

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The museum presents temporary exhibitions and also a permanent exhibition:

Lifelong communication: The Museum of Communication in Bern has always centred on communication in its various facets. The extensive collections of the museum, from the stagecoach to the first Swiss computer to future means of communication cannot be seen in isolation but recount stories of developments, breakdowns and visions of the future.

Fotostiftung Schweiz - Archives and Estates

The Fotostiftung Schweiz administrates the archives and estates of numerous photographers. The estates consist of more or less complete negative archives, original prints, contact prints, publication items and documents. A list of the holdings as well as descriptions of the already arranged holdings are online available.

Fotostiftung Schweiz

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The Fotostiftung Schweiz administrates the archives and estates of numerous photographers.
Collection: Swiss photography from 1930s to 1950s, international photography, unique photographic documents of the Warsaw ghetto by Roman Vishniac, original prints by Lucien Clergue from the 1950s. Various deposita form the Swiss Confederation. Collection of the Friends of the Fotostiftung Schweiz (international historical masterpieces). And other collections.

Parliamentary History

By means of an interactive time wheel, this website Parliamentary History highlights a few remarkable events in the history of the Swiss federal state since 1848. These events are grouped in three categories: (Parliament) Building, Politics and Stories. There is a short text for each event. For more detailed information, there are usually further links to photos, film documents and other resources from the internet.

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