Historical Photos «Vues de la suisse» by Adolphe Braun & Cie.

In the middle of the 19th century Jean Adolphe Braun inspired the imagination of the European bourgeoisie with his photos. From the 1850s onwards, more and more people had the financial means to travel. However, very few people had their own photographic equipment, so they bought photographs on site. Soon a flourishing business with pictures and photo albums emerged. The company Braun & Cie was led by Jean Adolphe Braun and his son Gaston in Mulhouse, Alsace, and specialized in landscapes and cities. Their pictures of Switzerland spread throughout Europe and shaped the country's tourist image. As a "by-product", they also documented the emergence of infrastructure in the Alps.

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Identifier
Vues de la suisse@schweizerisches-nationalmuseum-snm
Title for URL of the dataset
Historische «Vues de la suisse» der Adolphe Braun & Cie.
Schedule the publication of the dataset
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Issued date
August 30, 2017
Modification date
October 23, 2018
Update interval
Irregular
Temporal coverage
January 1, 1870 - December 31, 1900
Publisher Information
Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum
Contact points
Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum, Bildarchiv
Languages
German
Url
https://www.nationalmuseum.ch/sammlung_online/
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