The Newsletter 61 Autumn 2012

Photographic collections on Asia in Swiss archives

Paul Bucherer-DietschiAnke Schürer-RiesBenno Widmer

Switzerland – a land-locked country and a nation without a colonial past – holds a surprising number of early visual documents on Asia. This Focus section of The Newsletter provides a selective overview of collections to be found in the Swiss archives, commenting on their signifi cance to research and cultural heritage, and refl ecting on the technical and methodological aspects of building and maintaining such collections.

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