Travel Photography Albums

A collection of the Bijzondere Collecties Leiden

This Memory-collection gives access to around 22,200 images from 19th and 20th-century photo albums. The subject of all albums is travel, both within the Netherlands and abroad: to countries in Europe, as well as to the Middle East, the Far East and America.

Travel Photography Albums is a subcollection of the photo collection of the Leiden University Library/Print Collection. It is the oldest public photo collection in the Netherlands, consisting of several collections and aiming to capture the history and various manifestations of the medium since its origins in the 19th century.

Examples from this collection Travel Photography Albums

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