500,000 digitised images on Image Archive Online
As of spring of 2019, more than half a million digitized images are now available in the Image Archive Online (external link) catalogue on E-Pics. This impressive number is constantly growing and includes the following new holdings:
- Bundesinventar der Hoch- und Übergangsmoore von nationaler Bedeutung (Hochmoorinventar) (external link)
- Stiftung Industriekultur (external link)
- Aerial photographs from Comet Photo AG (external link)
- Wild Heerbrugg (external link)
Whenever possible, the digitized images are available for free download.
The Image Archive boasts extensive and historically valuable holdings with over 3.5 million analogue photographs from the 1860s onwards. Within the scope of various crowdsourcing initiatives (external link), volunteers are also called upon to help identify digitized images and furnish additional information.
E-Pics (external link), ETH Zurich’s platform for images, photographs and illustrations, is an ETH Library service.